With prices soaring, it’s easy to forget our industry faces some serious challenges. As an industry, we’ve always relied heavily on science as the main weapon against those who attack us. I’ve come to believe we must rethink this strategy, not because a science-based approach is wrong, but because science has become so politicized that it’s really no longer science.
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For years, HSUS has been conducting a state-by-state ballot initiative march across the country. But if the radical animal rights organization attempts to infiltrate his state, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman vows: “We’ll kick HSUS’ butt.”
Heineman made that pledge at the recent Nebraska Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference. According to a Nebraska Farm Bureau release, Heineman further warned HSUS, “You (HSUS) come to Nebraska, and you’re going to have the fight of your life. If you think you can intimidate Nebraskans, you’re kidding yourself. I’ll organize the whole state if that’s what it takes.” Heineman said he would work nonstop if HSUS pushes a ballot initiative, to be sure all the state’s citizens understand HSUS’ agenda and what it would mean in a state where livestock is the leading industry. “And then I’ll go to every state in the nation,” he said. “You have to be willing to stand up for your principles.”