California attorney general Kamala D. Harris has announced she will appeal the horrible recent court ruling that overturned a ban on foie gras. The recent ruling has handed down by a federal judge who apparently has little to no understanding whatsoever of how the birds suffer when force fed with tubes.
So Harris gets a Pack of Compassion Award for working to overturn the federal judge’s poor judgement. Animal cruelty on this level should be illegal, especially when it comes to the production of a delicacy, one that people can certainly do without and end the needless suffering for one more group of animals.
This one is just beyond the pale. Come on. We can draw the line somewhere.
Mercy for Animals founder Nathan Runkle was quoted in a statement –
“In a civilized society, it is our moral obligation to protect all animals, including ducks and other farmed animals, from needless cruelty and violence.”
That statement earns a Quote of Week honor.PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion - teamed with Science and Logic