Letter to the editor: The real scary thing about Halloween
I have no fear of goblins, witches, or evil clowns lurking on Halloween. What really scares me is the meat industry.
It deprives, mutilates, cages, then butchers billions of cows, pigs, turkeys and chickens — animals that feel joy, affection, sadness and pain, as we do. It exposes undocumented workers to chronic workplace injuries at slave wages, and exploits farmers and ranchers by dictating market prices.
The industry contributes more to our epidemic of diabetes, heart…