Vick’s Case Helps Expose Factory Farming Cruelty
Gregg Easterbrook, writer for an
ESPN football column, gives his opinion on Vick's case and dog
fighting going even farther, exposing the ethical relativism of
society around animal welfare laws.
About factory farming he says,
"Much more troubling is that the overwhelming majority of Americans
who eat meat and poultry -- I'm enthusiastically among them -- are
complicit in the systematic cruel treatment of huge numbers of
animals. Snickering about this, or saying you're tired of hearing
about it, doesn't make it go away. Most animals used for meat
experience miserable lives under cruel conditions, including
confinement for extended periods in pits of excrement."
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