Threats from antis make it difficult to know what the silent majority believes in Hawaii about GMOs

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Joni Kamiya, author of the blog Hawaii Farmer’s Daughter and supporter of biotechnology in Hawaii, discusses the cyber attacks she and many others have received from anti-GMO activists. The fact that many opponents of GMOs are so vociferous and uncivil in expressing their opposition, and that some politicians, like the Kauai County Mayor, have received death threats raises uncomfortable questions. Are most GMO opponents in Hawaii this intemperate or are these posts and protests representative of only an activist minority? The fear of being personally threatened makes it impossible to know what the silent majority in Kaua’i and the Big Island really believe.

Read the full, original story here: Hooser’s Regime has a Semantics Problem

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