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Why a Real Ranching Family Supports State Question 777, Oklahoma’s Right to Farm

by Matt Boyer, Beacon Hill Ranch, Vinita, OK By now you have heard a lot about State Question 777, Oklahoma’s Right to Farm ballot question. On the yes side are family ranches like mine and the farmer/rancher-led organizations that we support with our time, energy, and dues. On the no side are many attorneys, politicians, […]

State Question 777 (right to farm proposal) beats back opposition lawsuit

Staff Report State Question 777, a constitutional amendment referred to voters by the Legislature, will be on the ballot in November 2016. In late May, supporters of the measure applauded a court ruling that the measure could stay before voters in the upcoming general election. After Oklahoma County Judge Patricia Parrish dismissed a lawsuit against […]

Local group kicks off campaign opposing SQ 777 “Right to Farm”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahomans for Food, Farm & Family (OKFFF), a coalition of citizens opposed to State Question 777, kicked off its campaign against the ballot measure last month at the historic Farmer’s Public Market in Oklahoma City. SQ 777, also known as the  “Right to Farm” measure, is a proposed constitutional […]

‘Right-to-Farm’ constitutional amendment heads to statewide ballot

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher After months of debate at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, a “Right-to-Farm” amendment will face popular consideration in an upcoming statewide referendum. Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha, sponsored House Bill 1012, a measure which ultimately garnered strong bipartisan support (including from House Minority Leader Scott Inman, D-Del City) – but […]

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