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Anti SQ777 Leader Claims Agriculture Suffers No Harm if Right to Farm is Defeated

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:00:10 CDT

Anti SQ777 Leader Claims Agriculture Suffers No Harm if Right to Farm is Defeated As Election Day nears, the multi million dollar campaign for and against State Question 777 is causing a lot of stress on both sides of the issue. Executive Director of Oklahoma Food, Farm & Family Bud Scott voiced his concerns regarding the issue to Associate Farm Director Carson Horn a week out from the November 8th election.

Scott relays that the main concern he and his fellow opponents have with SQ777 lies in the language of the proposed question. He believes certain phrasing could potentially create procedural difficulties for courts hearing cases pertaining to agriculture, according to his interpretation of the question's language.

While proponents see the question as a preventative measure for an impending threat, it is the contention of Scott and his associates that voters should consider what would happen if the question were not passed and the status quo was maintained in Oklahoma.

"What we say is if it doesn't pass," Scott said, "everything stays the same."

Backing Scott and the opponents of SQ777 are organizations such as the Oklahoma Municipal League and Oklahoma Rising, a nonprofit headquartered in Oklahoma City consisting of local individuals who seek to address certain issues they feel are important. State Question 777 is the first issue Oklahoma Rising has sought to address. According to a report submitted to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission, Oklahoma Rising has contributed over $700,000 in the effort to oppose SQ777. Scott adds that the individuals involved with Oklahoma Rising are Oklahomans- but wish to stay anonymous with Right to Farm being such a contentious issue.

Scott believes the key is for people to dig into the reasons for State Question 777- saying "I ask folks to really think about it and try to understand why we need this, or why we don't need it."

Listen to Associate Farm Director Carson Horn's full conversation with Bud Scott of Food, Farm & Family about his views on State Question 777 Right to Farm, by clicking on the LISTEN BAR below.

The Radio Oklahoma Ag Network encourages you to perform due diligence on State Question 777- we have several resources gathered together in one place that may help you do that- click here for info that will help you on State Question 777- which includes the actual language of the measure that you will see on Ballot and several interviews done by RON with proponents and opponents of the State Question.


Carson Horn talks with Bid Scott about his opposition to State Question 777
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