Protesting the slaughter of pigs
January 20, 2021
"Hey, I am going to the lake, what about you," says seven-year-old Bella, a black lab mix, as she pokes her head out of a car window at a stop light on a warm sunny day in Rock Springs.
"What's a lake? Maybe I am going to the lake too," replies six-month-old Charlie, a pig who struggles to reach his snout out through a small opening in an overcrowded transport truck. The truck carries two hundred pigs en route to slaughter.
My heart was filled with joy when I read the press release in the Rocket-Miner, on Dec. 21, 2020, part of it stated "with changing times Rock Springs Animal Control has...