Some days I wonder what has become of our country? During the last election, many areas across the U.S. experienced record-breaking voting. Kind of exciting for me to see people were more engaged. Believe me, I am all for citizen participation. Not only were new candidates voted in, but there were a number of new ballot initiatives voted on. Some of those ballot initiatives just didn’t make sense such as California’s Proposition 12, a proposition addressing farm animals housing. The problem? Californians didn’t have enough knowledge to make a good decision and as often as I have said, the only way our type of government works is if we have an educated electorate.
After the election and the passing of Proposition 12, I couldn’t help but think, “California, please don’t tell me how to raise my pigs.” Let’s dig into this a bit deeper: