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Letter: Fufeng Group isn’t welcome in North Dakota

If we allow Fufeng USA to build and do business in our great state, we would be contributing to the wealth of China, the Communist party and everything they stand for.

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I'm appalled that Gov. Doug Burgum wants to allow Fufeng USA, a company owned by Communist China, to build and do business in our wonderful state.

In addition to China purchasing millions of dollars of U.S. farmland and major U.S. agribusinesses, is Gov. Burgum aware that China is known worldwide for their cruelty towards both humans and animals? Consider just these few examples:

  • China has been accused of genocide by the United States and many other countries. China prevents minorities like the Tibetans and Uyghurs from practicing their religions by burning their religious buildings and sending them to labor camps (or “reeducation camps” as China calls them). Here they suffer torture, sterilization, rape and sometimes death.  
  • China slaughters 10 million dogs and 4 million cats each year for human consumption. They’re held in tiny cages beforehand and the deaths are gruesome. Every year in the Chinese city of Yulin a dog meat “festival” is held where dogs are beaten and tortured prior to their death.  
  • Many of China’s zoo animals die from malnutrition, neglect and inhospitable living conditions. Many are even beaten on a regular basis. 

If we allow Fufeng USA to build and do business in our great state, we would be contributing to the wealth of China, the Communist party and everything they stand for. We, as North Dakotans, would also be saying we condone the atrocities they commit towards people and animals.
North Dakotans know better and are better. We need to send a message to China that they are not welcome here.

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