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From Christian Vegetarian Association (CVA)

Ballot Issue #2 Passed in Ohio

Unfortunately, Ohio voters pass ballot issue #2 in favor of animal agriculture. Backed by the Ohio Farm Bureau, the amendment was a pre-emptive strike against the Humane Society of the United States, which wants farmers to change the living conditions for laying hens, veal calves and breeding pigs to allow the animals to stand, sit, spread their appendages and turn around. Wayne Pacelle, the U.S. Humane Society's president and chief executive, said the farm bureau and other agribusiness lobbying groups pushed for the measure to block true reform.

Profit trumps compassion in many cases, such as the above. Maybe if more people knew about the true nature of factory farming the results would have been different. It's not until we expand our circle of compassion to all creatures that we are actively participating in the reconciliation of God's Creation.

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