Friday 9 December 2016

Shut down ALF, not mink farms

Published 15/05/2010 | 05:00

MINK from farms are undoubtedly endangering our wildlife -- but are they in the wild because they escaped (as a recent article stated), or because idiots like those who belong to the Irish Animal Liberation Front (ALF) deliberately released them into the wild?

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For example, the ALF claimed responsibility for releasing 500 mink into the wild during a raid on a mink farm in Vicarstown, Laois, in March 2008.

Perhaps, in the interests of protecting wildlife, it would be better to close down the militant animal-rights groups, rather than the mink farms.

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