Queens DA candidate pledged to crack down on live lobster boiling, campaign walks it back.

In May, the left-wing candidate (Tiffany Caban) filled out a questionnaire from the Brooklyn-based group Voters for Animal Rights which included a checklist of activities the organization believes “may be considered unlawful under New York’s animal cruelty laws.” The survey asked Queens district attorney aspirants whether they would investigate or even prosecute such offenses. The list included “Castration of pigs, cows, and other mammals without painkillers,” “Force-feeding of ducks or geese for foie gras production” and “Boiling lobsters and other crustaceans while alive.” >click to read<12:32

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