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POLITICAL IDEOLOGY AND THE LEGAL STATUS OF ANIMALS ~ Professor Robert Garner

This essay argues that the benefits of changing the legal status of animals from their current position as items of property have been exaggerated. This assertion is based on the arguments that abolishing the property status of animals is not a sufficient guarantee that they will cease to be exploited and that, whilst the abolition of animals’ property status is a necessary step towards the fulfilment of an animal rights agenda, it is incorrect to suggest
that significant improvements to their well-being cannot be achieved from within the existing property paradigm.


Full Essay may be found HERE






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