Silent, graphic protest held at McDonald's in Roanoke

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - A silent and graphic protest is scheduled to take place at the McDonald's along Williamson Road in Roanoke Tuesday.

A similar event was held in Kingsport on Monday. Members of the national nonprofit Mercy for Animals stood in front of the restaurant Monday joined by "Abby the Abused Chicken" trying to show how they say the food chain abuses animals.

According to Mercy For Animals, a recent undercover investigation documented shocking conditions at a McDonald's chicken supplier.

They're now asking the company to implement stricter animal welfare policies