The animal rights movement–which must be distinguished from animal welfare–intends to outlaw all animal husbandry and the human use of animals.
That includes pets. But they will be at the back end of the multi-generational animal rights project. After all, a lot of pet lovers give money to animal rights groups unaware of the movement’s true ideological goals.
Now, California is on the verge of outlawing pet stores from selling pets unless they come from shelters or rescue organizations. From AB 485:
A pet store operator shall not sell a live dog, cat, or rabbit in a pet store unless the dog, cat, or rabbit was obtained from a public animal control agency or shelter, society for the prevention of cruelty to animals shelter, humane society shelter, or rescue group that is in a cooperative agreement with at least one private or public shelter pursuant to Section 31108, 31752, or 31753 of the Food and Agricultural Code.
The purported goal here is to prevent pet stores from obtaining their dogs from puppy mills…