Bill could make life better for Massachusetts farm animals

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The Boston Herald reports a bill in the Massachusetts state legislature “would ban the extreme confinement of veal calves, breeding pigs and egg-laying hens in a manner that does not allow them to lie down, stand up, turn around freely and fully extend their limbs.”

And another bill could mean better protections from domestic violence for people and animals.

But the bad news is a third animal-related bill in the current session would allow for the recreational use of leg hold or body-crushing traps and snares. No good.

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  1. About ten years ago a petition was started in Florida to stop the confinement of pregnant pigs. We had thousands of petitioners and the bill was passed. Why can’t this be done again here in Mass.? Let’s get started.

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