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"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 →

"Human babies are not born self-aware or capable of grasping their lives over time. They are not persons. Hence their lives would seem to be no more worthy of protection that the life of a fetus." - Peter Singer, Professor, Princeton University

Peter Singer: Babies Are No More Worthy of Protection Than A Fetus

“Human babies are not born self-aware or capable of grasping their lives over time. They are not persons. Hence their lives would seem to be no more worthy of protection than the life of a fetus.” – Peter Singer, Professor, Princeton University Base Photo by: Donnie Ray Jones Quote Source: http://www.lifenews.com/2006/09/12/bio-1766/ Read more →