Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Just contemplating the shame should be enough

If proper Yankees in Hartford, Connecticut can have hens but Oregonians in Salem can't.
UPDATE: Meanwhile, in Beaverton, a boy was just mauled by a pit bull. The Salem zoning ordinance happily permits pit bulls. No hens though.

1 comment:

lavachickie said...

Ha! How succinct!

The issue seems to be one that would resonate well with Oregonians; the crux of the issue of personal responsibility paired with respect for your neighbor's rights. There's a breakdown there, somewhere.

I can't help but think part of it--most of it--is ignorance. If you've never SEEN chickens, except perhaps on some show about the awful nature of factory farms, you may not realize how different keeping 3 hens in a yard would be.