Last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that will generally prohibit the tattooing and piercing of one’s companion animals, through an amendment to New York’s Agriculture & READ ON
Banning Animal Tattooing While Eating Animals for Pleasure?
Milk of the Poisonous Tree: Reconnecting with Our Food Choices
There are many familiar claims through which we seek to deny personal responsibility for our food choices despite the fact that eating animal products means we pay someone else to READ ON
Killing Animals for Profit & Pleasure Justified if They Don’t Suffer?
The following is a response to the recent NY Times opinion piece by Rhys Southan, “The Enigma of Animal Suffering,” in which he concludes: “Exploitation is harmful only when the READ ON
On the Claim That “Humane Meat” Leads to Veganism
If someone tells me that he buys all of his flesh from a “humane” butcher and all of his lacteal secretions from a “humane” dairy farmer, this tells me that READ ON
A Response to the Claim That Eating Animals is Natural
The three examples, of naturally occurring rape, infanticide, and xenophobia, should help dispel the notion that acting in ways that come “naturally” automatically fulfills our moral obligations. In human societies, READ ON