Factory Farming Banned by Law in ACT, Australia

Good news from the land of Kangaroos – Australian lawmakers have voted against factory farming in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).factory farming

Voiceless, a community of animal rights advocates, reported on Tuesday that factory farming the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill, which ban factory farming, was debated and passed into law by the parliament,, making ACT the first Australian territory to ban factory farming.

By the new law, battery cages, debeaking, and using sow stalls are all rendered illegal and punishable by fine ranging from $7,000 to $35,000.

Animal rights activists are celebrating the news of this victory in Australia and links to the news are now doing the rounds on social media.

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