A new proposal by academics to introduce land rights for animals has been slammed by farming associations across the country. Under the proposal, certain animals would be given legal property rights. President of the S.A Farmers Federation Peter White has attacked the proposal saying farmers will suffer. But University of Western Sydney’s Dr Hadley argues the move will protect biodiversity.
I stand for protecting animals. My partner argues: Whose protecting our farmers?
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But first watch News satirists The Onion debating the issue of Animal Rights.
On a serious and poignant note watch David Icke debate a mooted Animal Rights Bill in the U.K
David Icke debates Animal Rights Bill in the U.K