UPDATE: Delaware County Fair Cancels ‘Pig Wrestling’!

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As you know, the Delaware County Fair in Muncie, Indiana, planned to hold cruel “pig wrestling” events—in which young animals are frantically chased, tackled, and slammed into barrels in front of screaming crowds—from July 13 through 25. Thank you to everyone who spoke out and to the fair board for its compassionate decision to cancel this activity!

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