anti-puppy mill bill passed against big time support that included the missouri veterinary medical assoc. and some vocal tea partiers.
there are still questions of how "responsible" breeders will lower their number of breedable animals down to only 50 (!) without any going to shelters but we doubt they'll have to worry about that for long. the state has already proved that they care with their vote. adopt and rehome. it's the way to do it.