Imagine: pet ownership made a formal legal guardianship complete with enforceable fiduciary duties — that is, if we can have pets at all.
The impact of too-onerous animal-welfare laws on the diets of people of limited means becomes clear.
Cats are, we are told sternly, an unsustainable “environmental vice that we must confront”!
Corey Lee Wrenn argues that what is done to an animal should be judged in the same fashion as if the same thing were done to a human.
“Animal standing” would open the courts to lawsuits brought by animals.