Animal Rights in the White House?

As the eyes of the world turn towards Washington for the changing of the guard, the vegan community will very likely have high hopes for the new “regulatory czar,” Cass Sunstein.  Sunstein will head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, which regulates, among many other agencies, the Environmental Protection Agency.  Hmmm….

For those of you who don’t pay too much attention to US politics, Sunstein is a Harvard University Law School professor and author of “Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions.”  (If you click on the link it will take you to Amazon, where you can read an excerpt.)  I haven’t read the book yet, but I did order it…   Sunstein will have his hands full with many other issues, but he has stood up and argued for animal rights in the (recent) past.

It will be interesting to see what changes Sunstein will promote in the avenue of animal rights.

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