The governor of Nebraska, Dave Heineman, is sending a strong message to the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) —if the animal rights group goes after the state’s livestock industry, it’s in for a fight.
“The HSUS 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,” Heineman says. “Agriculture is the number-one industry in this state. It’s what makes our economy so strong. I’m going to stand tall and this is a fight we won’t shy away from.”
In an interview with Brownfield after his speech to the Nebraska Cattlemen’s group in Kearney, Heineman made it clear that compromise is not an option.
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