Imagine: pet ownership made a formal legal guardianship complete with enforceable fiduciary duties — that is, if we can have pets at all.
Wesley Smith explains why we need to take the threat of the anti-humanism movement seriously.
Think cattle herds suing ranchers or lab animals suing universities — not to improve care but to liberate from all human use.
The issue is known as “animal standing,” and activists want to let beasts sue in court to “break the species barrier.”
“Animal standing” is really a Trojan horse to allow animal rights extremists to seek court rulings enforcing their own ideology.