Human Exceptionalism

Bestiality and the Varied Attacks on Human Exceptionalism

Laws against bestiality shouldn’t be controversial. But in Washington State, some oppose making it against the law to have sex with animals. Meanwhile, promoters of the legislation are failing to make the most important argument of all: Sex with animals unacceptably subverts standards of basic human dignity and is an affront to humankind’s inestimable importance and intrinsic moral worth. I expand more fully on this point in the Daily Standard.