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"Pain is pain, irrespective of the race, sex, or species of the victim," states William M. Kunstler in the Foreword. This moral concern for the suffering of animals and their legal status is the basis for Gary L. Francione's profound book, which asks, Why has the law failed to protect animals from exploitation? Exploring every facet of this heated issue, Francione discusse ...more
Paperback, 274 pages
Published April 28th 1995 by Temple University Press
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Nathan
With a potent combination of welfarist history, case-based evidence and nuts-and-bolts abolitionist AR theory, Francione deftly pokes precise and gaping holes in welfarist thinking. This complex book serves as animal rights primer, welfarist critique and an exposé of the vivisection industry. Excellent!
Jasmine
Seems very thoroughly researched. The academic tone will be a turn off for some people.
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A prominent and respected philosopher of animal rights law and ethical theory, Gary L. Francione is known for his criticism of animal welfare laws and regulations, his abolitionist theory of animal rights, and his promotion of veganism and nonviolence as the baseline principles of the abolitionist movement. Unlike Peter Singer, Francione maintains that we cannot morally justify using animals under ...more
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