Animals are Not Disposable

In a society that largely treats animals as commodities, it should come as no surprise to learn that animal abuse is rife at every level, from industrial agriculture to hobby farming to keeping animals as pets, but it never ceases to make me boil with fury. Animals are living beings capable of experiencing pain and […]

Legislating Compassion

California’s foie gras ban has attracted considerable news coverage and generated reams of discussion, both pro and con, across the state. Chefs and foie gras fans act like victims of those horrible animal welfare activists, complaining that their lives will be ruined now. Animal welfare activists are excited about what the ban means and the […]