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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

This is awesome news ✊

Please share it to newsmedia!

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Thanks Michelle!

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Congrats and I can't wait to read the article. Thanks for risking your well being to make positive change for billions of animals!

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Incredible news, congratulations Wayne! I agree with you that animal liberation is on the horizon. In just the last generation I've seen a huge shift in how Americans treat their dogs, cats and other beings that share their homes. These "companion animals" are now considered family by most people. It doesn't take a huge leap of imagination to see that from their adoration of their pets, people will soon view all animals as individuals, or persons.

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Best news ever🙏

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

The late Karen Davis and Steven Wise, in their own ways, fought to uphold and recognize and restore the DIGNITY of animals other than ourselves. "The Law" says you can buy a dog from a backyard breeder or puppy mill because animals are "legal things" like cell phones and produce. But "The Law" disregards the fact that you cannot buy the wag of a dog's tail (or the purr of a cat, or the obedience of a mule) because THEY ARE NOT "THINGS" like cell phones and produce.

Politicians and judges can be bought by the highest bidder to accommodate "the law" in favor of those with power. The Golden Rule: "Them that got the gold, make the rules."

Coercion is central to our legal system, which presents one face to those in power, and a different face to those who fight this power. In the case of the former, coercion is systematized through a body of lawmakers and interpreters which supports and rationalizes the use of force by those in power to gain material possessions or otherwise bend certain others—the powerless, the silenced, the not-fully-human—to the will of the already powerful. -- Derrick Jensen

“So long as we only believe in the justice of the state, of the law-made by those in power, to serve those in power-so long will we continue to be exploited by those in power.”

― Derrick Jensen, "Endgame, Vol. 1: The Problem of Civilization"

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Mar 11·edited Mar 11

we have one thing those in power don't have and that is the truth. we must not underestimate that power, nor the power of the people, nor perhaps the greatest of all - love.💛

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Amazing!!!

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Right?

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Mar 1Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Great news, Wayne. As you so brilliantly put it, “And if an embryo or a corporation is a “person,” then surely a dog can be as well.”

Keep up the good fight! We are with you in Oregon.

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Huge congratulation Wayne ! Fantastic news and excellent timing before the coming trial March 18 . You deserve all the praise and gratitude for your perseverance , determination - sacrificing your life for animal welfare .

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Mar 1Liked by Wayne Hsiung

I love this blog and I will be at the day of action! Thank you for leading the way for us Wayne!

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Congrats on this progress! Thank you for being a strong voice for the animals in this world that considers them as objects that people can use and discard.

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Mar 1Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Susan B. Anthony is an interesting and highly relevant comparison. She was vilified as an upstart and prosecuted as a criminal in the 19th century for simply exercising her constitutional right to vote. Now she's considered a great American hero. She became the first female citizen to be depicted on U.S. coinage when her portrait appeared on the 1979 dollar coin.

Human societies can evolve but their injustices have to be challenged.

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Very excited about this development 🩷

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

Bravo!!

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Thanks for the support!

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So grateful for what you do

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Congratulations, Wayne!

This is fantastic news, and a remarkable achievement.

Keep up the great work!

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Feb 29Liked by Wayne Hsiung

A big step forward in bringing attention to the individuals who are arrested and prosecuted for rescuing injured or dying animals in factory farms, while the corporations responsible for the deplorable conditions and treatment of animals are completely free to continue their practices unquestioned.

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Mar 11Liked by Wayne Hsiung

"Among other predictions, I’ve argued that animal liberation is very likely to happen in the next 30 years." i'm as sure as night follows day, that animal liberation will happen much sooner, even in the next five years, this because its an "idea whose time has come" and "nothing is more powerful." i'm taking into account the acceleration of both numbers of people waking up and the power of social media, tech tools, films, books and creativity in our rapidly and powerfully growing movement. 🧡

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