• Massachusetts Farmers Charged with More than 150 Counts of Animal Cruelty

    4 monthes ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    In what has been called the largest farmed animal cruelty case in New England, on March 30, 2017, a statewide grand jury indicted the owner of a farm in Westport, Massachusetts, and 26 tenants who rented space on his property on 151 counts of animal cruelty involving mistreatment of 1,400 animals.
    After multiple visits by state inspectors, past cruelty charges , and repeated complaints from local residents about what some dubbed the “Farm of Horrors,” many are struggling to understand how a horrific case of this magnitude could have gone on for so long. According to an internal...
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