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Power, Peace, and Puppies: Common Sense and Nonviolence

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[24] “Cruelty toward animals does more than cause other living, feeling beings to experience pain and fear. Like the death of a canary in a coal mine, violence toward animals can be an indicator that people are also in danger. Someone who commits animal abuse may have serious psychological problems. Studies have found that many people convicted of violent crimes had a history of animal cruelty. Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, Andrew Cunanan, David "Son of Sam" Berkowitz, and Albert "Boston Strangler" DeSalvo were cruel to animals before they started hurting people. Adults are not the only ones whose cruelty to animals can be a sign of deeper troubles. Many murderous children and teenagers-such as Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold of Columbine High School also have histories of animal cruelty.” click here

[25] Fight Animal Cruelty http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=cruelty_kidsandcruelty

[27] When Human Rights Extend to Nonhumans Donald G. McNeil, Jr., July 13, 2008 http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/13/weekinreview/13mcneil.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

[29] Dalai Lama: "I Love President Bush... but... Lack(s) Understanding of Reality" Rob Kall reported on a presentation given July 17, 2008. http://www.opednews.com/articles/Dalai-Lama---Bush-Lacks-Un-by-Rob-Kall-080717-554.html

[30] June 25, 2008

[31] Great apes deserve human rights, by Peter Singer. Shanghai Daily. July 17, 2008 http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sp/article/2008/200807/20080717/article_367030_2.htm

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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