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Protesters — including ‘Babe’ star James Cromwell — brought dead piglets to the Utah Capitol to make a point about animal cruelty

Nov 21, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Demonstrators carried the stiff carcasses of several dead piglets into the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, saying the deceased animals are clear signs that some farms in Utah engage in animal cruelty as part of their everyday business practices and that needs to change.

The group, the California-based Direct Action Everywhere, hoped to drop off letters and show the piglets — which they called “concrete, visual proof” of cruelty — to Gov. Gary Herbert, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and Attorney Gen...