VOTE: Should fines be issued to vegan activists who trespass

RECENT trespassing acts by vegan activists has livestock owners concerned about animal welfare and biosecurity measures.

With increasing movement from activist groups, the government is looking to support a civil legal test case against green-collared criminals.

At present, fines are minimal, with penalties reaching $300.

Do you think tougher penalties should be handed out to activists that trespass onto farms, abattoirs and properties?

Vote in our weekly reader poll below. Results will be published in the next edition of the Gatton Star.

Vote here:

Should on the spot fines be issued to vegan trespassers?

This poll ended on 15 April 2019.

Current Results

Yes

97%

No

2%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


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