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September 20, 2020 - CTV News

CANADA: Windsor animal rights activists push back against Bill 156

CANADA: Windsor animal rights activists push back against Bill 156
Protestors against Ontario, Canada Ag-Gag Bill 156 Credit: Toronto Pig Save

A group of protesters unfurled a 'Go Vegan for Regan' banner over the E.C. Row Expressway at the Central Avenue overpass to push back against a new law meant to protect farmers from animal rights activists.

The Windsor-Detroit Animal Save group are sending a message to lawmakers in Toronto that the recently passed Bill 156 is seen as a ‘gag law.’

“Bill 156 is a just a horrible, horrendous, unconstitutional law that’s impeding our freedom of expression under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” said Jolene Bulmer, co-organizer of the Windsor-Detroit Animal Save group.

Saturday’s protest comes on the three-month anniversary of the passing of animal rights activist, Regan Russell. She was struck and killed by a truck while protesting outside of a Toronto slaughterhouse in June.

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