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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 →

"Um, just tiny bit worrisome that 'insect populations appear to be declining dramatically in many parts of the world'" - Bill McKibben, 350.org

Bill McKibben: Insect Populations Keep Me Up At Night

“Um, just tiny bit worrisome that ‘insect populations appear to be declining dramatically in many parts of the world’” – Bill McKibben, 350.org, on Twitter. Um, just tiny bit worrisome that 'insect populations appear to be declining dramatically in many parts of the world' https://t.co/QHszdHYPG2 — Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) July 10, 2016 (photo by: Creative Commons User Tom) Quote Source:… 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 →

"EPA did its job, but clearly the outcome was not what anyone would have wanted."

Gina McCarthy: What Exactly is Your Job Again?

Speaking about Flint, Michigan’s Water Crisis – EPA Knew About Lead Contamination for 6 Months: “EPA did its job, but clearly the outcome was not what anyone would have wanted.” – Gina McCarthy Photo by: Eugene Kim Quote Source: http://dailycaller.com/2016/01/18/epa-says-it-did-its-job-despite-not-telling-flint-its-water-was-contaminated/ Read more →

"I have to admit that a good deal of what my husband and I have learned (about Islam) has come from my daughter. (As) some of you who are our friends know, she took a course last year in Islamic history." - Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton: My Foreign Policy Knowledge is Derived From Islam101

“I have to admit that a good deal of what my husband and I have learned (about Islam) has come from my daughter. (As) some of you who are our friends know, she took a course last year in Islamic history.” – Hillary Clinton Base Photo by: U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Quote Source: http://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2015/06/16/draft-n2013005 Read more →

We’ve got to rein in what has become almost an article of faith that almost anybody can have a gun anywhere at any time. And I don’t believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people." - Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton: To Serve the Best Interest of People, You Shouldn’t Have a Gun

“We’ve got to rein in what has become almost an article of faith that almost anybody can have a gun anywhere at any time. And I don’t believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people.” – Hillary Clinton Photo by: Ireland Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Quote Source: http://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2015/06/16/draft-n2013001 Read more →