While Jane Velez-Mitchell, host of "Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell,"
a topical event-driven show that airs every night at 7 ET on HLN,
believes Michael Vick should not be allowed to ever own a dog, she
thinks that he might get away with it by arguing that he’s been a victim
of a double standard. Velez-Mitchell rightly highlights the incredible
inconsistence that is well-accepted by most Americans of treating some
animals well and others as commodities (farmed animals, fur animals,
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The horrendous treatment of farmed animals is indefensible. From an
ethical and spiritual point of view, a dog, a cat, a pig or a chick
should be treated the same way. However, in today’s society, sadly, even
Christians try to excuse or rationalize the obvious inconsistence of
having some animals as “pets” and others as “food”. It is time that we
all align our most-inner values and beliefs with our food choices.
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