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The Associated Press, Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:06am (PDT)
- NEW YORK (AP) -- Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.RELATED: Bing: Irish CelebsNeeson didn't appear as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of his apartment building on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Police watched, and doormen photographed protesters hoisting signs with such slogans as "Liam Neeson: Stop Supporting Cruelty!" and "Worked to Death!" with an image of a dead horse in a park.RELATED: Bing: Celebrity in-lawsHolding the second sign was Peter Wood, an animal protection investigator for various organizations that say it's cruel for the horses to be subjected to traffic, pollution and possible accidents.RELATED: Forgotten Celeb Couples of the '80s"It's 2014, not 1914. It's time for a change," said Wood, who lives in Manhattan.