I’m happy to see that the latest issue of VegNews Magazine lists
www.abolitionistapproach.com as a winner in their 2008 Bloggy
Gary Francione was the first academic to teach animal rights in a
U.S. law school and has since become a central figure in the animal
Professor Francione’s new book, Animals as Persons: Essays on the
Abolition of Animal Exploitation, is now available from Columbia
University Press, online sellers, and at bookstores.
NOTE: Columbia University Press is offering a 50% discount on all of
its titles in Animal Studies, which means that you can get a hardcover
copy of Professor Francione’s book for $20 until August 1.
To order, visit:
To learn more about Gary Francione, visit:
Here is just one of the questions and answers from this interview:
Q: If we are persuaded by your views and want to abolish animal
exploitation, what can we do now—today—to help bring about that
GF: The most important thing anyone can do is to become vegan and to
educate others about why taking animals seriously means being vegan. As
more and more people become vegan, demand drops and consciousness about
the immoral and unjustifiable nature of animal use is raised. I regard
veganism as the most important form of activism for nonhuman animals.
Veganism is the principle of abolition applied to the life of the
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