Choosing to invest in our farmers
Mike Weaver was a chicken farmer in Pendleton County for Pilgrims Pride, which is majority owned by scandal-plagued Brazilian conglomerate JBSSA. The company makes handsome profits, while allegedly cheating to keep farmers’ pay at rock-bottom–real pay for poultry farmers has actually fallen about 6% over the past 30 or so years.
Choosing the side of the sick
“I used medical cannabis illegally, and that’s why I’m here today… I was on my deathbed… I told the nurses that if I survived, I would dedicate my life to fighting the prohibition of cannabis, so no one would have to go through what I had to go through.”