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December 23, 2018 - The Intercept

They rescued pigs and turkeys from factory farms — and now face decades in prison

They rescued pigs and turkeys from factory farms — and now face decades in prison
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IN THE FALL of 2017, Glenn Greenwald reported on a nationwide FBI manhunt for two pigs named Lily and Lizzie. The pigs had been removed from a factory farm in Utah by animal rights activists from a group called Direct Action Everywhere. From the perspective of the activists, the pigs were rescued. From the perspective of Smithfield Farms, the Chinese-owned multinational corporation that owns the factory farm, they were stolen.

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