By Madhu Anderson
Guest Columnist 

Protesting the slaughter of pigs


January 20, 2021

Courtesy photo

Rock Springs resident Madhu Anderson holds a sign protesting the treatment of pigs outside of a pork processing facility.

"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...

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