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By Susan Salk on February 1, 2012
Just a few miles south of the Old North Church, where the American Revolution was sparked by the glint of two lanterns held high, stands a billboard with a message some hope will ignite a different sort of revolution. Towering over 50 feet high, is a picture of two horses, one gray, and one bay brown; one nuzzling the other in typical equine affection. And besides that image, is written three words: STOP SLAUGHTERING US! Erected Jan. 31 on Interstate 93, two miles south of downtown Boston, the billboard is the 25th to be placed around the nation by horse-welfare advocates. […]