Worthy of Mention
The following quotes are intended to give the reader a greater sense of the horror which man would perpetrate on his fellow man. These people, from a Christian perspective, have totally abandoned God. Please continue to refer to this page as we will attempt to keep this current.
Animal Rights Quotes [in Rust throughout these webpages]
"The ultimate objective of the [animal] rights view is the total dissolution of the animal industry as we know it." Tom Regan (in Pringle The Animal Rights Controversy)
Gen 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Gen 2:15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Gee, it seems to me that God is pretty explicit that man shall rule, use and take care of everything.
"The average supporter has no idea that societies which traditionally promoted better treatment of animals, through pet care, built shelters and cared for strays are now dedicated to ending the most effective kind of medical research. For example, The humane Society of the U.S. insists it is not anti-vivisectionist; yet it has persistently stated that animal research is often unnecessary. It published an editorial by animal rights proponed Tom Regan endorsing civil disobedience for a cause." (Readers Digest, June 1990) --Read Luke 8:26-33 Jesus [God!] sacrificed "a large herd of pigs" to save the life of one man [also see the Medical section].
I think the whole concept of private property as an ultimate 'good' has got to be replaced. There's a higher good out there than private property . . . ." David Foreman, co-founder and leader, Earth First! (Animal Rights Reporter, June 1989) Well, God says in
Exodus 22:5 "If a man grazes his livestock in a field or vineyard and lets them stray and they graze in another man's field, he must make restitution from the best of his own field or vineyard."
15:7 And he said unto him, I [am] the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
And again . . .
Gen 15:18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates
Psa 105:10And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, [and] to Israel [for] an everlasting covenant: 11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:
Hey David, sure seems to me that God has validated the concept of private property rights here as well as the use of animals for livesotci - seems David is fighting against God. Please check out Watermelon Environmentalism page for additional comments on private property.
"So what if we put a few businesses under." Dan Mathews, PeTA (Gazette-Mail, Charleston, W.Va., Jan 15, 1989)
God blessed Jacob for working with animals [Genesis chapters 29, 30 and 31]. God, after letting the Devil deal with Job, blessed Job with more animals than he had before [Job]. Bottom line here is that God not only condoned commerce based on animals, but supported, supplied and endorsed man's use of animals. He did this by creating them and by example such as [through the work of his Spirit] in the case of Jacob and Job, caused the herds to grow. Herds that were used for food, clothing and work. It is, at the least (!), the epitome of evil to say what God has done is wrong.
"I am not a morose person, but I would rather not be here. I don't have any reverence for life, only for the entities themselves. I would rather see a blank space where I am. This will sound like fruitcake stuff again, but at least I wouldn't be harming anything. All I can do -- all you can do -- while you are alive is try to reduce the amount of damage you do by being alive." Ingrid Newkirk, PeTA, (Washington Post, Nov. 13, 1983)
This is in no way to be taken as a smug comment, but Ingrid needs to be born again!
"it seems to me perfectly natural and a very moral thing for people to intervene directly to save animals from persecution. Of course, this would often mean breaking the law, but those laws have been made by a selfish and arrogant human species without taking the interests of animals into consideration." Ronald Lee, Animal Liberation Front ["ALF"] (New Times, March 1987) Ed note: Lee should be just be finishing a 10 year prison sentence. . .]
"If you feel the law is bad. . .the ethical thing to do is break it." Bill Mannetti, Animal Rights Front [ARF] (Waterbury, Conn., Republican, Nov. 22, 1987)
It is difficult to imagine something as unethical as animal rights pointing the finger elsewhere. What is their standard of ethics? Christians hold to the Bible, what document or book do the extremists hold to? Well, I could offer my opinion that it is Peter Singer's book as noted on the initial page of this site.
Arson, property destruction, burglary, and theft are "acceptable crimes" when used for the animal's cause. Alex Pacheco, PeTA, (Charleston, W.Va. Gazette-Mail, Jan 15, 1989)
"I would not have any problem with putting a bomb in Mr. Van Fleet's [yea, that is me!] stable providing Mr. Van Fleet is in it and his horse is out." Mr. "X", Steve Kane show, WFTL, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Do I even have to respond to these? Obviously, Mr. Pacheco has not read the 10 Commandments or the Golden Rule and Mr. X, although unfortunately not surprising to us initiated in animal rights terrorism, could use the same reading list as Mr. Pacheco! Better to read it now and follow it than to try to explain to their Maker when it is too late!
Animal Welfare Quotes [& stuff]
"By structuring their agenda to focus on specific animal user groups, the animal rights movement has diverted attention away from their own long-term agenda. Under the guise of animal welfare, they have solicited financial support from millions of Americans who would be truly appalled if they knew that their contributions might well be subsidizing vandalism and arson of retail stores, restaurants and medical research facilities; harassment of women wearing furs; and the production of bumper stickers with messages like "I don't brake for vivisectionists." (Fur Farm Animal Welfare Coalition White Paper)
"When Ingrid Newkirk solemnly announces that 'six million Jews died in concentration camps, but six billion broiler chickens will die this year in slaughterhouses,' she may think that she is making us more sensitive to the plight of barnyard fowl, but she is really muting the horrors of the Holocaust. By placing chickens and Jews on the same ethical plane, she means to make it more difficult for us to kill the birds, but she may just make it easier for some future Hitler to heard millions of humans into the gas chambers." (Reason, 1990)
"In the UK, the Animal Rights Militia has threatened to kill 10 "vivisectors" if ALF extremist Barry Horne dies as a result of his hunger strike.
Horne, serving an 18 year prison term for a firebomb campaign in stores and charity shops in the south and southwest of England, is in the 59th day of his hunger strike. He is reported to be in serious but stable condition. His supporters claim that his liver has failed, he is nearly blind and is slipping in and out of consciousness, but that has not been independently confirmed.
The ARM assassination threat came in the form of an anonymous letter to the Animal Liberation Front. ALF press officer Robin Webb, while saying he did not condone the threat, added that he "understood the anger and frustration" that lead people to terrorist attacks. "I think it is an indication of the anger that is about to explode over the whole movement. Barry's immediate death could be the catalyst to push the Animal Rights Militia into actions which it claims it is capable of," he said.
The ARM threat named four individuals as targets: Christopher Brown, owner of Hillgrove Farm which has long been under protest by animal rights activists for breeding research cats; Colin Blakemore of Oxford University, Clive Page of King's College, Chelsea and Mark Matfield of the Research Defense Society. In its communique, ARM said it is keeping the names of six other targets secret.
ARM [Animal Rights Militia] was formed in 1985 and, according to Webb, has carried out arsons and letter bomb attacks." (AMP [Americans for Medical Progress] News ) Friday, December 4, 1998