"We hoped the attorney general would analyze the case on its merits and do the right thing, but the political pressure brought to bear was obviously too much to resist," O'Leary said. "As we have said from the beginning of this case, the DNR's order is an unconstitutional and unconscionable abuse of governmental power."
"We've contended from Day One that a pig is a pig," said Joseph O'Leary, an attorney representing the Upper Peninsula producers. "A pig behind a fence is a good pig. A pig out in the wild is a bad one. It's the state of being feral that's the problem, not the color or shape or size of the pig."