Who are the protagonists of the animal rights movement?

The founder of modern animal ethics is the Australian philosopher Peter Singer, who developed the conceptual, philosophical and political foundations of the animal rights movement with his books “Animal Liberation” (1975) and “Practical Ethics” (1984).

What does PETA aim and do?

PETA spokesmen openly proclaim that they are advocating a new antihumane ethic. “Humans have grown like a cancer. We’re the biggest blight on the face of the earth”, said PETA founder and chairman Ingrid Newkirk.

Long live the circus and all its animals!

Published in Liberal, no. 3, 2013. Author: Michael Miersch The text deals with the discussions about the keeping of animals in the circus. While animal protectionists and some politicians are demanding the abolition of using wild animals in circuses, the author considers this demand unjustified. In addition, Miersch fears that this demand may soon be […]