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Letter: Shifting to a cruelty-free diet


FILE - In this July 1, 2010, file photo, chickens stand in their cages at Maine Contract Farming, in Turner, Maine. A bill drawn up by Republican Gov. Paul LePage would make public the names of animal activists hired to film undercover footage of animal cruelty. In 2010, an undercover video of conditions at the Turner facility â then called Maine Contract Farming and owned by the DeCoster family â shot by an animal welfare group led to a settlement in which the farm paid $25,000 in fines and made a $100,000 one-time payment to the state. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File) We are a nation of special observances. There is even a World Day for Farm Animals, observed on Oct. 2 (Gandhiâs birthday). Apparently itâs intended to memorialize the tens of billions of animals abused and killed for food.

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