“…pet welfare rules are based in ‘whiteness.”
Nothing escapes the all-seeing eye of Woke Big Brother.
According to the College Fix, “Researchers with the University of Denver’s Institute for Human-Animal Connection, who argued that some animal control policies perpetuate racial and income inequities in the United States.”
Here’s a summary, as explained in, “Punishment to Support: The Need to Align Animal Control Enforcement with the Human Social Justice Movement:”
The current emphasis on enforcement and punishment in animal control policy has disproportionately negative impacts on low-income communities in the United States (US), particularly people of color. In this way, animal protection efforts are perpetuating many of the same inequities under examination in the human social justice movement. Reallocating the resources that have historically gone towards enforcement in communities to efforts that provide support in addressing the root causes of animal welfare concerns is needed to improve outcomes for pets in historically underserved communities.
Don’t ask me to explain. But it makes me wonder if cats and gold fish also are a part of systemic racism. We’ll need to wait for the federally funded study.To subscribe to the Barbershop and be notified when I post, type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
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