College officials say support needed against animal rights protests


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.

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