TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A pregnant cow that made headlines when she escaped on a New Jersey highway is the inspiration behind a new bill.
The legislation would make transporting pregnant livestock for slaughter and killing pregnant livestock a crime under the state’s animal cruelty laws.READ MORE: NYPD Narcotics Detective Executing Search Warrant Shot On Staten Island
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Back in December, Briana the cow was about 10 minutes away from the slaughter house when she managed to jump off a cattle trailer on Route 80.MORE NEWS: Garden State Parkway Reopens After Fire Shut Down Lanes In Both Directions
She’s now living at Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue in Wantage, where she gave birth to a healthy calf.