Animal Rights and Welfare : A Documentary and Reference Guide
By: Baker, Lawrence.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Documentary and Reference Guides: Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015Description: 1 online resource (369 p.).ISBN: 9781610699433.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Animal Rights and Welfare : A Documentary and Reference GuideLOC classification: KF3841 | .B354 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Reader's Guide to Related Documents; Preface; 1. A Debate Waged over the Centuries; "Animals Are Created for the Sake of Men"; "[Animals] Are Destitute of Reason"; "Be Tender to All Sensible Creatures"; "What a Pitiful, What a Sorry Thing to Have Said that Animals Are Machines Bereft of Understanding and Feeling. . . ."; ". . . [N]either More nor Less Than God Made Them, There Is No MoreDemerit in a Beast Being a Beast, Than There Is Merit in a ManBeing a Man"; "The Question Is Not, Can They Reason? nor, Can They Talk? but, Can They Suffer?"
"Education, Habit, Prejudice, Fashion, and Interest, Have Blinded the Eyes of Men, and Seared Their Hearts"2. Animal Welfare and the New Conservation Ethic; "It Is Expedient to Prevent the Cruel and Improper Treatment of Horses, Mares, Geldings, Mules, Asses, Cows, Heifers, Steers, Oxen, Sheep, and Other Cattle"; "How Do You Prove that Mankind Is Invested with the Right of Killing Them, and that Brutes Have Been Created for the Purpose You Assert Them to Be?"
"The Destruction of Animals for Food . . . Involves So Much of Crueltyas to Cause Every Reflecting Individual-Not Destitute of the OrdinarySensibilities of Our Nature-to Shudder""To Prevent Cruelty to Animals While in Transit"; "No Person Shall Kill Any Otter, Mink, Marten, Sable, or Fur Seal, or Other Fur-Bearing Animal within the Limits of Alaska Territory"; "When I Told Him that Eating Flesh Is Not Necessary, but Is only a Luxury, He Agreed"
"This Animalizing of the Human Body, instead of Ensouling andSpiritualizing It . . . Keep[s] the Plane of Humanity Lower by This ConstantDegradation of the Animal Self""Animals Have Also the Right to Be Treated with Gentleness and Consideration"; "To Aid in the Restoration of Such Birds . . . [That] Have BecomeScarce or Extinct"; "Vegetarianism Is a Commendable Departure from the Established Barbarous Habit"; "I, Theodore Roosevelt, . . . Do Hereby Make Known and Proclaimthat the Wichita Forest Reserve . . . Is Designated and Set Asidefor the Protection of Game Animals and Birds"
"[The Hogs] Were So Very Human in Their Protests-and So Perfectly within Their Rights!""Ethics . . . without Limits towards All That Lives"; "We Shall Protect Hundreds of All Kinds of Wildlife Which Might Otherwise Soon Be Extinct"; 3. Regulating Animal Rights and Welfare in an Industrialized Economy; "Slaughtering of Livestock . . . Shall Be Carried Out Only by HumaneMethods"; "Whoever Uses an Aircraft or a Motor Vehicle to Hunt . . . Any WildUnbranded Horse, Mare, Colt, or Burro . . . Shall Be Fined Not Morethan 500, or Imprisoned Not More than Six Months"
"To End the Business of Stealing Dogs and Cats for Sale to Research Facilities"
Provides extensive coverage of a variety of topics, ranging from historic events and information to the latest developments in the field of animal rights and welfare Presents an impartial, balanced representation of various political/moral perspectives on the issues in animals rights and welfare Offers primary source material-such as the Wild Horse Annie Act of 1959-that enables readers to review the exact text of important legislation Gives readers the resources to draw their own informed conclusions by providing opposing perspectives on often-polarizing animal rights and welfare issu
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