Whew—We had a great time yesterday at the Animal Ag Alliance summit. And yes, that title was a jab at HSUS. The crowd at that event was the nicest bunch of people we've seen in a long time—certainly more cheerful (and less scowl-worn) than the typical animal rights convention.
First of all, we must take our hats off to Wesley J. Smith. He gave a very well-spoken indictment of the animal rights movement on Wednesday morning, and we were fortunate to share a panel with him.
For all you HumaneWatchers who weren't able to come, here are the Cliff’s Notes:
- The Washington Times’ reader-driven blog reported my contention that "cage-free" will never be enough to satisfy HSUS;
- The Des Moines Register repeated my prediction that HSUS wants "to put you out of business with any weapon that’s available”; and
- Brownfield Ag News interviewed me right afterward: