Calls for Tough Legislation on Animal Rights Protests
On Monday, the animal rights group Aussie Farms staged protests across Australia, including chaining themselves to abattoirs and blocking the intersection outside Flinders St Station.
Protestors were arrested, and the Federal Government has called for states to beef up their trespass laws and bring harsh penalties against the protestors.
But do the actions of the protestors warrant this harsh response from the Government?
You can read Dr Moraro’s writing on the subject at The Conversation.