The odious British National Party published their manifesto in the last few days. It contains one animal welfare commitment. Not surprisingly it is to “ban the burka, ritual slaughter and the building of further mosques in Britain.” Just to make sure we understand their racist policies they repeat later their pledge to “outlaw non-stunned ritual slaughter of animals” in the “Agriculture: Food and Fisheries” section. The BNP’s commitment is only related to their perception of ritual slaughter as a racist issue and has nothing to do with animal welfare.
(3) be of interest to people from multiple disciplines, including law, ethics, and politics, and will, hopefully, spark some fruitful cross-disciplinary debates.
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(2) scope of the legal recognition of animal sentience. It identifies its advantages in challenging arbitrariness and inconsistency and championing intrinsic animal protection, and points to the most pressing shortcomings, including ways to remedy them. The contribution should
(1) The Journal of Animal Ethics just published its second issue this year. Among others, it features an article of mine, "The Recognition of Animal Sentience by the Law."
Using a comparative law method and insights from moral philosophy, the article analyzes the nature and