So it’s happened. The radical vegan, anti-consumer Humane Society of the United States has successfully taken over the voter-created Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board hock, stock and flock.
It’s hard to believe that the board voted unanimously to adopt rules governing the housing of veal calves dictated by the fanatical leaders of the HSUS.
The intimidation of the members of the board by the HSUS was evidently so intense that what one week looked like a possible vote opposing the wishes of this scourge of the family farm (HSUS), turned a few weeks later into a unanimous vote in support of its demands.
So much for the wishes of the Ohio voters who in a lopsided victory (60-40,) voted to create this board. Other states applauded that decision, confident that finally an agency with real authority was going to stand up to the deep-pocket leadership of the HSUS.
But now the HSUS is crowing that Ohio has become its greatest victory to date. What was created to stop its march across the face of farm Ohio is now the very tool it’s using to further its agenda, not by little steps here and there, but by giant leaps and bounds.
So much for the Kasich administration and its conservative agenda. So typical. Run as a conservative Republican; govern like a liberal Democrat. The livestock board is chaired by Kasich’s agricultural secretary. In addition, two members were chosen by the leaders of the Republican-run House and Senate. All three voted with the Strickland appointees.
The Ohio Livestock Board has become the worst enemy of the Ohio family farm and consuming public. Look soon for the price of veal at the market and on the menu to be beyond the limits of your pocketbook.