Does Gov. Kasich get it? It’s a question many animal owners are asking themselves right now.
We’re not just talking exotics, we’re talking about dogs, cats, farm and all animal owners.
One thing we know for sure is that Nebraska’s governor gets it. In an article in the York News-Times, Gov. Heineman called out the Humane Society of the United States.
In December, Heineman said, “The Humane Society of the United States is anti-agriculture and they’re out to destroy animal agriculture — and if they want to come to Nebraska, we’re going to fight them and we’re going to beat them.”
I’m not ashamed to say that I voted for Kasich because I knew former Gov. Ted Strickland didn’t get it. All he understood is that he didn’t want to battle HSUS and re-election all in the same year. Well, Mr. Strickland, do you get it now that you’re out of office?
Animal owners have a mighty voice when it comes to protecting our animals. We treat them very humanely, and we know what we’re doing.
Now, animal owners are left with the hanging question of does Kasich get it? We hope so, although we’re not hearing much from his office.
I continually send valid information about animal rights organizations to his office and provide solid facts behind the “emergency” proclaimed by his predecessor, not fluff-filled numbers.
Now, HSUS has stated they will bring its 500,000 signatures if the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board doesn’t make Ohio’s rules meet the “gentleman’s agreement” made last year.
Well, I say bring on the signatures, let’s start validating them. Let’s see how many actually belong to living, breathing, voting Ohioans who weren’t lied to like the signers at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds were.
Kasich just made his State of the State address, and he said he wanted to grow agribusiness in Ohio.
I hope you get it, Gov. Kasich, because HSUS wants to plow agribusiness into the field and plant soybeans and corn on the remains.
The exotic industry hopes he gets it, as well as dog and cat owners.
Gov. Kasich also said it’s time to stop talking and start pushing back. I agree, let’s start pushing back; we can do just fine regulating ourselves. We don’t need their non-Ohioan opinion on matters they have no training or experience in.
Gov. Kasich, Ohio’s animal owners, farmers, hunters and trappers all want to know, do you get it?
Ohio’s animal owners get it, you need to stand up like Heineman did because Ohio’s animal owners don’t want what HSUS wants to give us.