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Jackie Stowers of Manna Storehouse Coop urges Ohio residents to vote “NO” on upcoming “Issue 2 referendum”

The story of the raid on the Manna Storehouse Coop in Ohio by an armed SWAT team nearly a year ago was the most heavily trafficked post ever on the Bovine. Since then, the Stowers are still awaiting their day in court. But meanwhile, steps have been set in motion on the legislative front to mount an agribusiness takeover of  the state’s farming sector. That’s the innocuous-sounding “Issue 2” referred to in the title. Here’s what Jackie Stowers has to say about it (from Kimberly Hartke’s blog):

Manna Storehouse sheep may safely graze.. but for how much longer? -- as "Issue 2" threat looms

Small Farmer and Food Coop Owner Begs Ohioans to Vote No on Issue 2
by Jackie Stowers, Manna Storehouse

Issue 2 on our ballot is a sign of how dangerous and serious things are getting not only for farmers, but everyone who cherishes the good in nature and desires to live according to God’s natural laws and harmony in His creation. Taking an “issue” and making it an amendment to the constitution is bringing more opposition to standing firm in our beliefs. Continue reading

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