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Industry News & Trends / North America
on May 6, 2021

Animal rights protests present a balancing act for police

Free speech is protected, but that protection ends when trespassing or theft occur

Law enforcement officers are often called to the scene when animal rights activists hold protests on private property.

The activists tend to defend their actions, citing their right to free speech. At the same time, owners and operators of farms and agrifood businesses often say the protesters don’t have a…

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