Author Archives: Michael Horan

Activists Rally Behind New Farm-Animal Protection Bills with ‘Pups for Pigs’ Rally

Activists Rally Behind New Farm-Animal Protection Bills with ‘Pups for Pigs’ Rally

BOSTON, Mass.––Many consumers still imagine real farms to be like the idyllic farms displayed on their food packaging. However, many Americans are increasingly conscious of the much different – and, to many, much more disturbing – conditions that exist on modern factory farms. Now, activists across the Commonwealth are promoting bipartisan farm-animal rights legislation in

Turning Up the Heat on Coal Power in Massachusetts

SOMERSET, Mass.—Henry David Thoreau, that famous son of Massachusetts, famously wrote, “If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.” Climate activists across the commonwealth have been taking those words to heart. On 7 January 2013,

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