The post Professor Francione is Interviewed About Abolitionist Animal Rights on “Breaking the Set” appeared first on Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach. Related posts: Professor Francione Delivers Keynote Speech at the 2013 DePaul...Show More Summary
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UW Madison's apologist for all terrible things done to animals in the name of money, excuse the slip, science, was miffed by my observation that on many issues the "extreme" view is the only moral one. You can read my original post here, and his confused denial of this plain truth here. Show More Summary
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The HSUS and its affiliates are the nation’s number-one provider of animal care, through the work of our animal sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers, Animal Rescue Team, wildlife response units, veterinary division, international street dog defenders, and other hands-on programs. Show More Summary
“So, should I try to eat mostly raw vegetables?” It is a question I am asked often enough that I felt I should address it. Here's my answer.
Al Gore is eating vegan. The press is calling it "going vegan." Here's what I want when it comes to Gore, you, and veganism.
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In 2010, The HSUS led a coalition supporting a winning ballot measure in Missouri to crack down on puppy mills. We launched that initiative because Missouri had long been the top puppy mill state in the nation, with as many... ...Show More Summary
Today is Cyber Monday, well-known for being one of the biggest online shopping days of the year – coming on the heels of the largest in-store shopping day, known popularly as “Black Friday.” But whether we purchase goods online, in-store... ...Show More Summary
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The term “abolitionism” applied in the context of animal ethics is largely meaningless because there are people who describe themselves as “abolitionists” who want to see all animal use abolished, those who want to see some but not all...Show More Summary