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Millions of farm animals slaughtered in U.S. during coronavirus - Yair Oded, USA

Millions of farm animals slaughtered in U.S. during coronavirus - Yair Oded, USA

With dozens of meat plants shut down in the U.S. due to coronavirus, millions of farm animals are culled by inhumane methods. New reports reveal that as a result of the shutdowns - millions of farm animals, including pigs and chickens, are in the process of being inhumanely slaughtered by suffocation, drowning, boiling, and shooting. The coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated and brought greater attention to the long-standing problems and devastating injustices in the meat production industry. FairPlanet's contributing editor Yair Oded reports from the USA.Call for action: Help our democracies survive COVID-19!The coronavirus pandemic has proven to pose more than a health threat to populations across the world. In addition to taking the lives of tens of thousands of people and destabilising the world’s economies - COVID-19 has presented challenges to democratic regimes around the globe. Democracy Now! is an independent, non-profit news platform hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Support them here.// www.fairplanet.org // A voice for humanity, independent journalism and activism.Support the show (https://www.fairplanet.org/donate-through-blockchain-and-micropayments/)

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