Part IV: Debrief from NYFB Farm Animal Welfare Conference

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The keynote speaker for the New York Farm Bureau farm animal welfare conference was David Martosko, the Director of Research for the Center for Consumer Freedom.  I was extremely impressed by Martosko – he is a dynamic speaker who is understands the misrepresentations that animal groups make to the public.  In particularly, Martosko criticized the Humane Society of the United …

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Ohio Puts The Livestock Care Standards Board To Vote

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In the midst of Ohio 4-H County Fair season, the state’s legislature took the initiative this summer to try to create a 13-member Livestock Care Standards Board as an amendment to Section 1 of the Article XIV of the Ohio Constitution.  The Joint Resolution of the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate passed on July 13, 2009; therefore, the constitutional …

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