We have even seen one professor declare the supposed personhood of peas. Now, it is insects’ turn at being anthropomorphized.
I have no complaint against people who refrain from consuming animal products. Making choices based on one’s moral view is an aspect of human exceptionalism.
Bioethicist Wesley Smith examines the meaning of the term “personhood” and its implications for human rights.
The animal rights movement insists it is peaceable. For the most part.
The issue is known as “animal standing,” and activists want to let beasts sue in court to “break the species barrier.”