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Gary L Francione

Gary L Francione is Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of Law and Katzenbach Scholar of Law and Philosophy at Rutgers University, and Honorary Professor, School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies, University of East Anglia. His books include:The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation? (with R.  Garner) (2010); Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation (2008); and Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog? (2000).

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The case against pets

A morally just world would have no pets, no aquaria, no zoos. No fields of sheep, no barns of cows. That’s true animal rights

Gary L Francione & Anna E Charlton

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