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Misguided vegan activist says protesters who target meat-eaters and farmers ‘don’t really understand animal rights’

Mr. Blewett has urged militant protesters to 'work on yourself first by understanding what animal rights are... What you're seeing now aren't animal rights activists. They are animal welfare protesters'. Really? And if Mr. Blewitt 'worked on himself' he would learn that it's all about showing people the brutal reality of animal agriculture & where their bloody meat comes from.

PAULA AHILLON: ‘An Australian veteran vegan activist has spoken out saying militant protesters who are targeting farmers don’t really understand animal rights. Cameron Blewett, 46, said activists who storm steak-houses and farms should ‘lead by example’ if they want people to change and avoid aggravating others… The blogger, who runs Vegan Police, told Daily Mail Australia common forms of vegan activism such as targeting meat-eaters and chaining themselves to abattoirs doesn’t work in Australia…

‘It’s just how human nature works. If you put up a sign saying ”wet paint do not touch”, people will touch it. If you say ”don’t eat meat”, they will do it,’ Mr Blewett said… He added well-known vegan activist groups such as Direct Action Everywhere, who follow popular protesting methods, are ‘leading people down the wrong path’… He said militant activists who storm through steak-houses and farms should consider educating themselves first…

Mr Blewett has urged militant protesters to ‘work on yourself first’ by ‘understanding what animal rights are’… ‘What you’re seeing now (the protesters) aren’t animal rights activists. They are animal welfare protesters,’ Mr Blewett told Daily Mail Australia. ‘Animal welfare is considering how animals are treated. Animal rights is recognising animals have the same moral rights as any other living being’…

Vegan activists convicted of trespass on farms, will be given a ‘farm restraining order’ under new laws to be discussed in the Western Australia Government next week. The current penalty for trespass in Western Australia is a maximum of 12 months in jail or a $12,000 fine. The new laws would give courts more power to punish people who storm farms, The West Australian reported’.  SOURCE…

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