Veganism has skyrocketed in recent years, with 3.5 million Brits now choosing to enjoy a plant-based diet. But alongside Britain’s vegan movement has come a wave of protests against the meat industry - with vegans targeting butchers, abattoirs and farms in an attempt to persuade shoppers to forgo meat.
So are their actions justified? Or are ‘militant vegans’ going too far?
Ed Winters believes vegans should take such an extreme stance in order to save the planet. But Julie Bindel argues the vegan movement has become a cult, solely fuelled by social media trolls.