Wesley J. Smith published an (unintentionally) hilarious blog post, “Infanticide is Okay But Peter Singer Says Chimps Should Have Human Rights” in response to Peter Singer’s thoughtful opinion piece, “Chimpanzees Are People […]
“Animals Matter” Chapter 4: Animal Sentience
For animals, do feelings matter? Or, to put another way, are animals sentient? The answer is yes, they are: Animals are conscious and aware of pleasure and pain. In this brief but […]
Welcome to the new(ish) Paw Report!
Hi readers! Hopefully you noticed that the site address has changed slightly. You can now find me at thepawreport.org! I’m very excited about this. Now that the site feels more official, I […]
Photo of the Day: Plant Food, Not Corn; Eat Plants, Not Meat!
The above graphic was taken from a recently published article, “A hard look at corn economics — and world hunger.” As you can see, corn is not a “foodstuff,” but “industrial material.” […]
Video of the Day: “Is it Morally Permissible to Kill Animals For Food?”
Tyler Dogget, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Vermont, made this fantastic video on the issue of killing animals for food. Please watch and let me know what […]
RIP to ALL the birds killed at Foster Farms
Recently, almost 1,000 chickens at a Foster Farms processing plant were killed by someone with golf club. Foster Farms has condemned the act as an “unconscionable act of animal cruelty.” I guess […]