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Life and dignity with Wesley J. Smith.

Animal Rights to get Hot in 2007



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Alas: This UPI analysis has it right, I think. Animal liberationists are likely to target biotechnology and research firms to force an end to the use of animals in research. That this would be disastrous to human health and welfare matters not a whit to these zealots.

Supposedly, the expected increase in "underground" activity will be a reaction to the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act's passage into law, which supposedly stifles free speech. It explicitly does not do this, of course, as I have demonstrated here at Secondhand Smoke.

And here's a disturbing quote from always fanatical Jerry Valsak that shows the way the current is flowing: "There`s [sic] a lot of people willing to die for the cause."


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