Our care and treatment of animals arise from human duties, not conjuring rights for animals out of ideological zeal.
“Animal standing” would open the courts to lawsuits brought by animals.
Favored by the animal-rights movement, the idea is misanthropic, and I would say, implicitly racist.
Writing with Arthur Herman, he proposes a cheap and technologically very attainable alternative to waiting passively to see what comes of North Korea’s growing ICBM collection.
Anti-humanism permeates the modern environmental movement. That misanthropy can lead to decisions that create risk to human life and well-being.