"We focused mainly on the witness Mark Horne and his interactions with the defendant and his mother ... and how (Horne) just pursued it and continued to pursue it," jury foreman John O'Connor said. "It came down to entrapment, and that was basically it. We couldn't get around that."
"Many have slaughtered young calves along with milking cows, delayed repairs to farm tractors," said bill supporter John O'Connor, a Republican from Derry. "Spouses have taken on second jobs to sustain them and have done all they can to get through the winter. The forage and hay they are purchasing comes from the Midwest or Saskatchewan, at an extremely high price."