USHS Alleges Animal Abuse at the University of Louisiana New Iberia Research Laboratory

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The Humane Society of the United States released the video scenes Wednesday, saying that’s only part of the documentation of what it claimed were 338 violations of federal law and policy at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s New Iberia Research Laboratory. Here is a link to the Humane Society. Actually, it's more then allegations. They have video. The video footage shows monkeys biting themselves and slamming against the bars of small cages.

Are You Wearing Man's Best Friend? That Trim on the Hood of Your Jacket Might Be Dog Fur!

Animal Ethics

As reported in the AP story, two styles of Sean John jackets—one a hooded snorkel style, the other a classic version—were originally advertised as faux fur, but an investigation by the Humane Society of the United States [ HSUS ] found that the jackets were made from dog fur. For a detailed and photo-documented description of how these highly intelligent, highly sensitive dogs are killed, see here.

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Moral Vegetarianism, Part 8 of 13

Animal Ethics

Not only are they killed in cruel ways, but it is well documented that they are raised in ways that cause them great discomfort and agony. Becoming a vegetarian is the most practical and effective step one can take towards [sic; kbj] ending both the killing of non-human [sic; kbj] animals and the infliction of suffering upon them. One suspects that the SPCA and the American Humane Society have done more to stop cruelty to animals than vegetarians ever could.

Prima Facie vs. Ultima Facie Wrongness

Animal Ethics

He clearly thinks that it is wrong to cause animals to suffer unnecessarily, but he appears to be somewhat ambivalent about killing animals (provided the killing is carried out humanely). Problem #1 Let us temporarily assume for the sake of argument that it would be permissible to eat the flesh of an animal who was raised humanely and killed entirely painlessly. are raised in cruel, inhumane factory farms. Wishing you a Happy, Healthy, Humane Holiday

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