Category: Animal Rights

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Eliot Katz: ‘Demand an End’ to ‘Abusive Concept of Pet Ownership’

“It is time we demand an end to the misguided and abusive concept of animal ownership. The first step on this long, but just road would be ending the concept of pet ownership.” -Eliot Katz, President of In Defense of Animals Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.vhCMTm7g.dpuf Base Photo: Puppy dog chewing. Photo by Karen Blaha.  Read more →

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Eliot Katz: End ‘Concept of Animal Ownership’

“Our goal: to convince people to rescue and adopt instead of buying or selling animals, to disavow the language and concept of animal ownership.” -Eliot Katz, President of In Defense of Animals Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.vhCMTm7g.dpuf Base Photo: Smiling Dog. Photo by Jelene Morris.  Read more →

"I certainly believe that we have a moral obligation to care for the dogs, cats, and other nonhumans whose existence we have caused or facilitated as part of the institution of 'pet' ownership. But I maintain that we ought to abolish the institution and stop causing or facilitating the existence of more 'companion' animals." - Gary Francione Professor, Rutgers School of Law

Gary Francione: We Must Abolish the Terrible Institution of… Pet Ownership

“I certainly believe that we have a moral obligation to care for the dogs, cats, and other nonhumans whose existence we have caused or facilitated as part of the institution of ‘pet’ ownership. But I maintain that we ought to abolish the institution and stop causing or facilitating the existence of more ‘companion’ animals.”- Gary Francione, Professor, Rutgers School of Law… Read more →

"In a perfect world, animals would be free to live their lives to the fullest … it is also important to stop manufacturing 'pets,' thereby perpetuating a class of animals forced to rely on humans to survive." - PETA Companion Animals: Pets or Prisoners

PETA: Is Your Dog Your Pet or Your Prisoner?

“In a perfect world, animals would be free to live their lives to the fullest … it is also important to stop manufacturing ‘pets,’ thereby perpetuating a class of animals forced to rely on humans to survive.”  – PETA, Companion Animals: Pets or Prisoners (Photo by: Creative Commons user KH) Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.dpbs Read more →

"I do not believe that a human being has a right to life … I would rather have medical experiments done on our children than on animals."

‘I would rather have medical experiments done … on our children than on animals.’

“I do not believe that a human being has a right to life … I would rather have medical experiments done on our children than on animals.”-Unknown person, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Photo by Upsilon Andromedae. Quote Source: Lukman Harees’ The Mirage of Dignity on the Highways of Human ‘Progress’ Read more →