Why farmers need to out-activist the activists

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Opinion

Yet another undercover animal abuse video rolled out last week, filmed months ago by animal rights “activists,” and released just as tweets and photos celebrating June as Dairy Month began. In the same week, mainstream media published several stories following up on what many farmers had brought forward at the Standing Committee on Agriculture: that online bullying needs to carry a much more severe punishment and possibly be criminalized. I don’t know that I fully understand what criminalizing online bullying would mean, but I’ll say this: it most definitely needs discussion at the highest levels and more attention must be…

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