Quote by GaryLFrancione : “There are some animal advocates”

There are some animal advocates who say that to maintain that veganism is the moral baseline is objectionable because it is judgmental, – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “If we take the position”

If we take the position that an assessment that veganism is morally preferable to vegetarianism is not possible because we are all on our own journey, – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “Any serious social political and”

Any serious social, political, and economic change must include veganism. – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “So it is always preferable”

So it is always preferable to discuss the matter of veganism in a non-judgemental way. Remember that to most people, eating flesh or dairy and using animal products such as leather, wool, and silk, is as normal as breathing air or drinking water. A person who consumes dairy or uses animal products is not necessarily […]

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “If we are ever going”

If we are ever going to see a paradigm shift, we have to be clear about how we want the present paradigm to shift.We must be clear that veganism is the unequivocal baseline of anything that deserves to be called an animal rights – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “Veganism is an act of”

Veganism is an act of nonviolent defiance. It is our statement that we reject the notion that animals are things and that we regard sentient nonhumans as moral persons with the fundamental moral right not to be treated as the property or resources of humans. – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “Ethical veganism represents a commitment”

Ethical veganism represents a commitment to nonviolence. – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “You cannot live a nonviolent”

You cannot live a nonviolent life as long as you are consuming violence. Please consider going vegan. – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “Speciesism is morally objectionable because”

Speciesism is morally objectionable because, like racism, sexism, and heterosexism, it links personhood with an irrelevant criterion. Those who reject speciesism are committed to rejecting racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of discrimination as well. – GaryLFrancione

Quote by GaryLFrancione : “We should always be clear”

We should always be clear that animal exploitation is wrong because it involves speciesism. And speciesism is wrong because, like racism, sexism, homophobia, anti-semitism, classism, and all other forms of human discrimination, speciesism involves violence inflicted on members of the moral community where that infliction of violence cannot be morally justified. But that means that […]