Rick Cupp for Salon: “Claws for concern: Hillary Clinton is conveniently vague when it comes to animal rights”

June 28, 2016 — Salon has published an article by Professor Richard L. Cupp titled “Claws for concern: Hillary Clinton is conveniently vague when it comes to animal rights.” The article considers Clinton’s position paper on animal protection.

Excerpt from “Claws for concern” (Salon):

Hillary Clinton’s campaign has wisely caught on to an evolving voter dynamic by crafting a position paper outlining her support for protecting animals. But is she for animal rights or for animal welfare?

In addition to being good policy, courting the animal protection vote is good politics. Americans’ concerns about humane treatment of animals is stronger than ever before.

If this trend continues – and there is no reason to expect that it will not – the issue will likely play an even larger role in future elections.

Read the complete article at salon.com.

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