By Gary L. Francione

ISBN-10: 1566392837

ISBN-13: 9781566392839

ISBN-10: 1566392845

ISBN-13: 9781566392846

'Pain is ache, without reference to the race, intercourse, or species of the sufferer' states William Kunstler in his foreword. This ethical drawback for the agony of animals and their criminal prestige is the root for Gary L. Francione's profound publication, which asks, Why has the legislations didn't safeguard animals from exploitation? Francione argues that the present felony regular of animal welfare doesn't and can't determine fights for animals. so long as they're considered as estate, animals could be topic to discomfort for the social and financial advantage of people. Exploring each side of this heated factor, Francione discusses the heritage of the remedy of animals, anticruelty statutes, vivisection, the Federal Animal Welfare Act, and particular circumstances reminiscent of the debatable damage of anaesthetized baboons on the college of Pennsylvania. He completely records the paradoxical hole among our professed obstacle with humane remedy of animals and the overriding perform of abuse accepted by way of U.S. legislation. writer notice: Gary L. Francione is Professor of legislations and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach student of legislation at Rutgers collage legislations tuition, Newark.
He can also be Co-director of the Rutgers Animal Rights legislation Center.

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