anticruelty

anticruelty

(ˌæntɪˈkruːəltɪ)
adj
the prevention of or opposition to cruelty
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Henry Bergh and other members of the ASPCA were influential in the creation of state anticruelty law.
Ibrahim, The Anticruelty Statute: A Student in Animal Welfare, 1 J.
I really feel sometimes, after writing for a day, that I want to take an anticruelty pill.
He is even reported to have opposed the founding of an animal anticruelty society in Rome in the 19th century "on the ground that to grant permission would imply that human beings have duties to the lower creatures," says Peter Singer, an Australian philosopher who writes about animal rights.
Therefore, anticruelty statutes need only protect against the irrational property owner ...
These organizations came to play a role in the enforcement of anticruelty regulations.
The Animal Welfare Act (41) regulates the treatment of animals used in interstate or foreign commerce, including animals involved in research and exhibition, and every state has enacted animal anticruelty statutes.
To my way of thinking, with all the stylish faux fur out there these days, supporting the carnage that has launched a thousand anticruelty campaigns around the world makes no sense.
(2) By 1908, there were 354 anticruelty organizations in the United States, 185 of which were, like the AHA, humane societies invested in the welfare of both animals and children (pp.