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A Truly Fair Justice for all beings
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Proposal
Usually, constitutions say that the law must be fair for everyone. It seems that such constitution's assertion - which are supposed to have more magnitude than every other laws - are not respected for Animals. Indeed, they suffer from a lot a abuses from Humans, in a general indifference. It is Time for the Law to consider universally animals as "persons" rather than"things". It is needed to make the difference between a chair and a being like us. The Law should be, and HAVE TO be, fair to all beings. Thus, new laws should be created, in order to frame differents approaches with animals so that there are not considered as things. Finally, general abuses should be punished in an exemplary manner to go toward a truly fair justice.

 

References
References:
Books:
- Gary L. FRANCIONE, Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation, Columbia University Press, 2008.
- Steven WISE, Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals, Perseus, 2000.

 

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Item information:
Level: Universal
Goal: Improvement
Item: Improve globally the legal protection of animals

Contribution made by
Megan Natali - 05.03.2015.


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