Human Exceptionalism

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Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act is Now Law


With little fanfare, President Bush signed into law the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, making it easier to punish animal liberation thugs who engage in "tertiary targeting." Still, as I said in this recent blog entry, the real contest will be in the ideological sphere, particularly among the young. We should promote ever improving methods for treating animals humanely, but should not transform them into the moral equivalents of people.


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