Michigan “Feral Pig” update, or “Why suing the government feels like a ‘Sisyphean task’”

December 31, 2012 | By JENNIFER THOMPSON

Last April, we reported the sad and bizarre story of farmers in Michigan who were told that their barnyard pigs were “feral” and had to be destroyed.  According to a Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Invasive Species Order, pigs that display certain vague and contradictory characteristics—i.e. a straight tail or a curly ...