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Missouri Farm Bureau (MoFB) is urging voters to do their homework on Proposition B before stepping into the voting booth on Nov. 2. ––”please don’t be fooled by television ads and slick endorsements offered by Hollywood celebrities”.
On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Missourians will have a chance to vote on the Humane Society of the United States’ latest project, and according to MoFB findings, Prop. B is specifically aimed at eliminating legal, licensed professional dog breeders in Missouri.
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is not a local pet shelter but an east coast factory fundraising organization. Less than one-half of one percent of the money raised by the group is used to rescue dogs and cats; instead, the group uses their funds to finance an extremist agenda that targets pet breeders, livestock producers and hunters.
If implemented, Prop. B will hurt commercial pet breeders who are currently licensed and inspected by the Missouri Dept. of Agriculture –– the business owners that are already in compliance with state and federal laws.
As it stands, Prop. B provides no additional resources to target unlicensed dog breeders or to enhance the existing inspection program now in use. According to the Missouri Department of Agriculture, not one of the state’s 1400 current licensed breeders can comply with the regulations put forth in Prop. B.
The Missouri Farm Bureau believes this ballot initiative is only the tip of the iceberg and encourages voters to learn more about Prop. B, HSUS and its agenda, by visiting: www.thealliancefortruth.com or www.mofb.org.
If Proposition B passes it may only be a matter of time before HSUS is back in the state asking for both farmers and hunters to also comply with these regulations and rules.