Have activists hurt their cause? | POLL

Have animal activists hurt their cause?

Image: AAP/Joel Carrett

Image: AAP/Joel Carrett

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Animal activists staged several protests across the country last week. Did their actions build support or spark the ire of the general public?

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ON Monday, animal activists stormed several east coast abattoirs and stopped peak hour traffic in Melbourne.

Staged to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the release of the film Dominion, the actions frustrated Melbourne commuters and were widely condemned by politicians and ag representatives.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison labelled the invasion of farms and processing facilities "shameless", while VIc Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes believed activists' actions were "undermining their own cause".

In our weekly reader poll, we want to know if you agree with Ms Symes. Will their actions build or destroy support for their cause among the general public?

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