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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 Base Photo by: Creative Commons User Tom Quote… Read more →

Leaked Email strategizing on how to defeat Democrat Bernie Sanders: "It might may no difference, but for KY and WVA can we get someone to ask [Bernie Sanders] belief. Does he believe in a God. He had skated on saying he has a Jewish heritage. This could make several points difference with my peeps. My Southern Baptist peeps would draw a big difference between a Jew and an atheist." - Brad Marshall Democrats’ CFO

Brad Marshall: To Defeat Bernie, We Must Play Up His Potential Atheism

Leaked email strategizing on how to defeat Democrat Bernie Sanders: “It might may no difference, but for KY and WVA can we get someone to ask [Bernie Sanders] belief. Does he believe in a God. He had skated on saying he has a Jewish heritage. This could make several points difference with my peeps. My Southern Baptist peeps would draw… 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 →

"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 (Base Photo: 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 →