Literature

Animal Ethics

Peter Singer reviews Wayne Pacelle's new book

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Animal Ethics

Here is a New York Times profile of Humane Society president Wayne Pacelle

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Wild animals belong in the wild, and in their native habitats. Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive Humane Society of the United States Washington, Jan. To the Editor: Re “ Snake Owners See Furry Bias in Invasive Species Proposal ” (news article, Jan. 9): The Fish and Wildlife Service is right to propose a ban on the sale of nine large constricting snakes for the pet trade.

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To the Editor: Re “ A Case of Abuse, Heightened ,” by Joe Nocera (Talking Business column, March 8): Mr. Nocera tells us that most slaughterhouses don’t mistreat animals or funnel sick downer cows into the food chain. He would have saved us the necessity of sending an undercover investigator to film the shocking mistreatment of animals. Most Americans, by contrast, join with us in demanding better regulations to safeguard farm animals and more credible inspections of our food.

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19): The Supreme Court should reinstate a crucial 1999 federal law banning the commercial sale of videos depicting animal cruelty. Its greatest effect, however, has been to dry up the supply of “animal crush” videos, where women, often in high-heeled shoes, would impale and crush to death puppies, kittens and other small animals, catering to those with a fetish for this behavior. Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive Humane Society of the United States Washington, Sept.

From Yesterday's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: Re “ A Disgraceful Farm Bill ” (editorial, May 16): While the farm bill recently approved by Congress deals with enormous agricultural policy issues, it also includes three important provisions to protect animal welfare. Because the Agriculture Department enforces the Animal Welfare Act, this authorizing bill deals with a broad range of subjects regarding the humane treatment of animals.

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Though it may be too late for too many, we can only hope that diseased animals are not left in pain but are humanely euthanized to end their suffering. In 2005, a survey commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare showed that the Chinese are similar to Americans in their concern for animals. Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive, Humane Society of the United States Washington, Aug.