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April 09, 2019 - SBS Australia

Animal rights, not veganism, at centre of protests: Abattoir raiders

Animal rights, not veganism, at centre of protests: Abattoir raiders
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A woman who chained herself to the killing floor of a Queensland abattoir says the protest was about animal rights, not veganism.

Ms Orr said she joined the protest because Australians need to fully grasp the horror and cruelty involved in the meat and dairy industries.

"We are not vegan activists. We are animal rights activists," she said.

"We believe that most Australians are opposed to animal cruelty but they are unaware that they are funding it every time they purchase meat, eggs and dairy."

Read more at SBS Australia


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