Changing the Game

In the long forward march of all other social justice movements in the United States – minority rights, women’s rights, labor rights, and gay rights – the oppressed groups played a central role in their own liberation. They could speak for themselves, testify about their oppression and their needs, serve as the movement’s core constituency, provide its most committed activists and leaders, and correct well-meaning allies whose understanding of their plight was inaccurate or incomplete.

Animals cannot contribute to the animal rights movement in these ways.

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