"I feel what's happening now is that animal rights is being compared to racist and sexist views of the past...Animals have rights too, and animal law is now being studied in a majority of law schools...Why should our dogs have to suffer because of their breed," Brooks said.(This line of reasoning is doubly interesting after you read Malcom Gladwell's 2006 piece in The New Yorker on how pit bull bans are related to racial profiling).
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