Officials with the Vermont college that was targeted by animal rights activists over its decision to slaughter two oxen say resources are needed to help farms and other businesses with online threats. Green Mountain College officials testified before the House Agriculture Committee Tuesday about the uproar over slaughtering the retired oxen and using the meat in its dining hall. Critics signed online petitions and sent millions of e-mails from around the world. School officials also said that area slaughterhouses were threatened.
College officials say support needed against animal rights protests
You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month
Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.
- High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
- Convenient access across all of your devices
- Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
- Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
- Less than $1 a week