Webinar: The Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights: An Introduction
Institute of Animal Law of Asia successfully held the webinar featuring Professor Gary L. Francione, the Board of Governors Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law. This webinar is the public event under the project "Enhancing Legal Regulations for Aquatic Animals in Kazakhstan," the project of our Managing Director within the Global Ambassador Program.
In his presentation, Professor Francione discussed the six principles of the Abolitionist theory he has pioneered.
Learn more about animal abolitionism and Professor Francione's work here.
Gary L. Francione is Board of Governors Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law. He is also Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the University of Lincoln, UK, and Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, UK. Professor Francione is the author of numerous books and articles on animal rights theory. He has developed the Abolitionist theory of animal rights and maintains that veganism is a moral imperative.
Professor Francione has been a vegan for almost 40 years based on his acceptance of the principle of Ahimsa, or nonviolence, and his view that to use animals as commodities is unjust. He rejects the use of all animal products, including dairy, leather, wool, and silk.