The Nonhuman Animal

August 11, 2010 06:14

The holy grail of the animal rights agenda — and its most dangerous goal — is the establishment of constitutional rights for animals. A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement – Book Review

By at American Spectator


“According to Gary L. Francione, professor of law at Rutgers and an animal rights proponent, sentience (conscious awareness) is “the only characteristic that should be required for personhood status and for having a right not to be treated as a thing.” Thus, an animal’s awareness of its surroundings or its impulses — to whatever limited degree it can be aware — is sufficient to imbue it with rights equal to those of human beings.”


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