Using Religion to Support Factory Farming
Agriculture professor Wes Jamison said recently at the Illinois
Commodity Conference in Bloomington, IL that "Livestock producers
need to remind consumers of their divine right to eat meat" ...
"Your job is to keep consumers do what they're doing: Eating meat."
His argument is that animal rights advocates have been using
religion to convince people to stop supporting the factory farming
industry. He refers to many successful campaigns that have used the
platform of compassion and mercy from a religious point of view in
order to help pass legislation that requires a better treatment of
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Ag. professor: Animal rights advocates using
It is outrageous that professor Jamison encourages meat producers
to defend their atrocious treatment of God's animals on the basis of
a "divine right", and it is obvious that he has profit in mind and
not the divine right of farmed animals to be recipients of our
compassion and mercy. Many times in history religion has been used
to support incredible acts of cruelty, so let’s hope that factory
farming is not another one.