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For some activists, the animal rights ideology amounts to a quasi religion, one whose central doctrine declares a moral equivalence between the value of animal lives and the value of human lives. Smith believe that granting "rights" to animals would inevitably diminish human dignity.
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Foreword / by Dean Koontz Introduction Part I: "For the animals" Animal advocacy isn't what it used to be "All animals are equal" Animals are people too Let it begin with apes Here comes the judge The Silver Spring monkey case The death of a thousand cuts Proselytizing children Part II: By any means necessary Advocating terror Tertiary targeting Praising with faint condemnation Murder they wrote? Part III: For the people Animal rights vs. medical research Our system of animal research Ensuring the proper care of lab animals Meat is not murder Fur, hunting, and zoos The importance of being human.