Here is the Bernama story.
If I were to oppose the setting up of pig farms, it would be because of issues of health and hygiene.
And for many people -- the spectre of the deadly Nipah virus.
That said, I am also reminded of the many pig farmers who lost everything during that period of the Nipah virus epidemic in the farms a few years ago.
I don't wish for any of that to recur. I hope all that remains in the past.
But, there are lessons to be learnt from that experience.
I am not objecting to the opening of pig farms. I, however, hope that the Pakatan Rakyat government of Selangor will ensure that pig farmers employ clean and efficient pig-rearing and slaughter methods so that these farms do not become breeding grounds for any deadly virus.
I'm sure these farmers need a lot of help in this department.
So, help them by having a body within the state government to look into their needs.
Because it is in everyone's interest...