Pennsylvania Farmers Charged With Cruelty

April 2004

PETA contacted authorities about two farmers in Lower Mifflin Township, Pennsylvania, who were neglecting their horses and other farmed animals. They were found guilty of cruelty to animals and forced to give up their animals and pay a $7,600 fine.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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