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Published August 16, 2011, 10:46 AM

Bighorn debate not just about Idaho

ENGELWOOD, Colo. — What do a textile worker in North Carolina, a lance corporal in Iraq, a young father from Peru and a restaurateur in New York have in common? Easy. They’re all part of the thousands of workers in the United States who owe their livelihoods and sometimes their lives to America’s sheep industry. And that’s why Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, is right in seeking a “time out” in the environmentalists’ mad rush to destroy a quarter of that industry.

By: Margaret Soulen Hinson,

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