Proposed laws against farm activists smell fishy says John Kleinig  

SEVERAL state and federal politicians have initiated moves to address cruelty to farm animals. Proposed legislation purports to protect the interests of animals and has been prompted by break-ins at piggeries, ostensibly to photograph and expose animal mistreatment. As consumers and moral beings we have good reason to be concerned about being the beneficiaries of ­cruelty. However, a closer look at such legislation and the motivations ­behind it reveal a different story. Its … [Read more...]