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Gary Francione discusses and explores various aspects of the idea that we ought to abolish, and not merely regulate, animal exploitation. His blog promotes ethical veganism and creative, non-violent vegan education as the primary forms of activism to move toward the abolition of animal use.

  • Adventures in Moral Schizophrenia: Cecil the Lion
    If you are upset about the killing of Cecil the Lion and you are not a vegan, then you are suffering from moral schizophrenia. There is no difference between “Cecil” and all of the animals you eat who do not have names but who value their lives as much as the lion valued his. So […] The post Adventures in Moral Schizophrenia: Cecil (...more)
    29 Jul 2015 at 9:16am       

  • Once Again, The U.K. “Vegan” Society Trashes Veganism
    You will recall last year that The Vegan Society’s “Ambassador,” marathon runner Fiona Oakes, appeared on BBC and ran away from veganism just as quickly as she could, stating that veganism isn’t “for everyone, I'm saying that it's not probably for very many people.” At their June 27 meeting, The Vegan Society (...more)
    27 Jul 2015 at 3:04am       

  • Abolitionist Vegan Starter Kit Launched!
    We have just launched our abolitionist vegan starter kit: www.HowDoIGoVegan.com. Thanks to our great volunteer team, headed by Sandra Cummings, for a splendid job. This will be an important tool in our efforts to engage in creative, nonviolent vegan advocacy. '''''''''' If you are not vegan, please go (...more)
    13 Jul 2015 at 5:42am       

  • Veganism without Animal Rights
    An essay that I co-wrote with Anna Charlton, Veganism without Animal Rights,, which was published in The Philosophical Salon of the The European Magazine, can be read here. We hope you enjoy it and that you will find it useful in your efforts to educate others about veganism. '''''''''' If you are not (...more)
    12 Jul 2015 at 8:58pm       

  • Welfare Reform Campaigns, Single-Issue Campaigns, and Animal Exploitation: Perfect Together
    Welfare reform campaigns and single-issue campaigns (SICs) necessarily promote animal exploitation. In order to see this clearly and easily, consider that the entire point of these campaigns is to build coalitions that involve animal exploiters. And the only way that can be done is by promoting animal exploitation. Welfare Reform Campaigns These campaigns (...more)
    12 Jul 2015 at 4:17pm       

  • A “Movement” of Relentless Narcissism
    The “animal movement” attracts many people who are emotionally sensitive. Indeed, it is this very emotional sensitivity that provides the moral impulse for many people to care about the animal issue in the first place. Unfortunately, there is a machine represented by the large groups that preys on those emotions. So those concerned about (...more)
    16 Jun 2015 at 1:16pm       

  • The Anti-Hunting “Ban” in the UK: A Great Business Opportunity for Animal Welfare Groups
    In 2009, I wrote about how the supposed ban on fox hunting was very seriously flawed in a number of ways. After raising a great deal of money, welfarists succeeded in getting a “ban” that prohibited using hounds to hunt foxes but, among other things, allowed hunters to use hounds to follow a scent and […] The post The Anti-Hunting (...more)
    18 May 2015 at 7:25am       

  • Animal Exploitation: Brought to You by “Animal Advocates”
    I regularly get newsletters from the Global Animal Partnership (GAP), about which I have written before. The most recent GAP newsletter features an interview with Wayne Langston, VP of Production for Panorama, Grass-fed Meats- a company based in California that sells Organic, 100% Grass-Fed beef, which has a Step 4 happy exploitation designation. (click (...more)
    9 May 2015 at 6:02am       

  • “Journeys” Into Speciesism
    For some reason that eludes me, some animal advocates believe that because it took them a while to go vegan, the position of the animal rights movement should be that individual “journeys” are just fine. But that is absurd. Imagine someone saying, “It took me a while to stop being a racist so I think […] The post “Journeys” (...more)
    14 Mar 2015 at 5:35am       

  • The Ringling Circus Elephants: Another “Victory” That Isn't
    According to the animal welfare corporations, the decision to remove elephants from the Ringling Circus in three years represents a victory of monumental proportions. In fact, I received this email (my email program thought it was a “scam”!) from Paul Shapiro of HSUS, who, quoting no less a figure than Nelson Mandela, declared it to […] The (...more)
    8 Mar 2015 at 8:31am       



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