[News]: Canadian law seeks to protect all but invertebrates

tonmo

Titanites
Staff member
Webmaster
Joined
May 30, 2000
Messages
9,633
Reaction score
821
Location
Pennsylvania
The Globe and Mail is carrying a story about the refining of a Canadian law that seeks to protect animals from abuse. The language for this bill is in dispute.

The current language defines an animal as "a vertebrate, other than a human being, and any other animal that has the capacity to feel pain." As this article notes, using this language excludes cephalopods, but that's not the part of the definition that seems to concern the Senate committee. Here's the full article:

Definition of 'animal' may hold up cruelty law
 



Forum statistics

Threads
19,623
Messages
203,191
Members
8,606
Latest member
sss636281

Mobile app users
0
Latest mobile user

Monty Awards

TONMOCON IV (2011): Terri
TONMOCON V (2013): Jean
TONMOCON VI (2015): Taollan
TONMOCON VII (2018): ekocak

About the Monty Awards
Mobile app for XenForo 2 by Appify
Top