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6 Ways Human and Animal Discriminations Are Connected

#1: Ableism

This lovely painting is called “The Journey” by Madeleine Tuttle. Used with permission.

My dream is to help humans care about protecting other animals from harm. Being opposed to discrimination—which most of us are—is a major reason for caring.

When we speak of discrimination against nonhuman animals, we are talking about the interests we share with other creatures. An elephant cannot participate in voting, and…

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