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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Gary-Francione' (9)

"The Abolitionist Approach" Is Not Fit For Purpose. ~ Dr. Roger Yates

In a recent very interesting Facebook discussion, Tim Gier wrote (in part, and perhaps it is unfair to extract this out - but I'm gonna anyway!), “I don’t accept that the property status of other animals necessarily entails harm towards them.” 

[I began to write a response to Tim’s observation for the FB discussion - but then realised that I was writing a blog entry, so that is why I have decided to post it here instead. In addition, I have not written a blog entry for a while,…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on December 5, 2011 at 17:43 — No Comments

No, Ethical Veganism is Not Extreme ~ Gary Francione

There is nothing extreme about ethical veganism.

What is extreme is eating decomposing flesh and animal secretions.

What is extreme is that we regard some animals as members of our family while, at the same time, we stick forks into the corpses of other animals.

What is extreme is thinking that…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on June 29, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

In Defense of ARZone ~ Tim Gier

"ARZone is facilitating and exacerbating the confusion about animal ethics by acting as a showcase for new welfarists, who are presented in a format that does not allow for any effective challenging of their claims.”   

~ Gary Francione, writing at the Abolitionist Approach forum.


In your opinion, Professor Francione, in your opinion. Now, I realize that in the circles you run, your opinion is gospel, but out here in the real…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on February 1, 2011 at 17:34 — 8 Comments

Wayne Pacelle and I Agree ~ Gary Francione

Dear Colleagues:

For many years now, I have been arguing that the large animal protection groups are, for the most part, partners with institutional exploiters and are, in effect, lobbying arms of the food industry. They do not challenge animal…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on January 8, 2011 at 16:30 — 31 Comments

Oh My God, These Vegans ... ~ Prof. Gary Francione

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In the ongoing debate between those who promote the abolitionist approach and those who promote the welfarist approach, some of the welfarists

claim that they support veganism so there is, in reality, little

difference between the two approaches on the matter…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on January 1, 2011 at 0:00 — 6 Comments

Abolition of Animal Exploitation: The Journey Will Not Begin While We Are Walking Backwards ~ Gary L. Francione

In The Longest Journey Begins with a Single Step: Promoting Animal Rights by Promoting Reform (, Peter Singer and PETA's Bruce Friedrich claim that an "odd" controversy has developed in "recent years" about whether animal advocates ought to pursue animal welfare as a means to achieve animal rights. This controversy is…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on December 15, 2010 at 10:05 — No Comments

Peter Singer and I Agree on One Thing: Nonviolence ~ Gary Francione

Dear Colleagues:

Peter Singer recently posted the following Tweet in response to the receipt by a UCLA vivisector…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 28, 2010 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Professor Gary Francione ~ How True Animal Rights Diverge From Animal Protection

Gary Francione, Distinguished Professor of Law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Scholar of Law & Philosophy, has written numerous books and articles on animal rights theory and animals and the law. In The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation?, just published by Columbia University Press, Francione debates Robert…

Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 27, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments

‘Transcript of the live chat with Gary L. Francione Saturday, January 23, 2010/Sunday January 24 2010

Transcript of Prof.  Gary Francione’s ARZone Live Guest Chat

23 January 2010 at:

6pm US Eastern Time

11pm UK Time…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on January 26, 2010 at 11:30 — No Comments

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