In Act of Kindness, Activists Offer Water, Comfort at Calif. Pig Vigils
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About two times a week for the last two years, people have gathered outside Farmer John in Vernon with water, comforting words and sometimes a calming and gentle touch for the truckloads of pigs bound for slaughter at the processing plant south of downtown Los Angeles.

Warning: Viewers may find some of the scenes in the video below disturbing.

The deeply emotional vigils, often in the cool darkness of night, draw mostly vegans and some vegetarians. Some of the Vernon police officers assigned to...

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