Woman charged with criminal mischief for giving water to thirsty animals

Emilio Cogliani

Members of the Save movement give water to thirsty animals in transportation trucks. Photo: Louise Jorgensen/Toronto Pig Save

On June 22nd, Anita Krajnc approached a stationary slaughterhouse transportation truck outside the Fearman’s Pork Inc. slaughterhouse in Burlington, a city in the greater Toronto area. She squeezed water out of a bottle into the truck for the thirsty animals inside. The truck driver left his vehicle and told her to stop giving the pigs water. While Anita refused to stop, he told her, “No, you know what, these are not humans, you dumb frickin’ broad.” Anita repeatedly asked him to, “Have some compassion,” as the pigs continued guzzling up the water, and the truck driver threatened her, “You do it again, and I’ll slap it out of your hands.” Eventually, the driver returned to his truck and left without any physical altercation.

On September 9th, a police officer came to…

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Stop Requiring Real Leather Seats in Uber BLACK Vehicles

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