On-line Animal Law / Animal Welfare / Animal Rights / Bioethics Resources

Very Old Draft - 1.2 Initiated 7/25/03  Updated 11/27/12

Purpose:

The purpose of this page is to serve as a collection of links to on-line Animal Welfare / Animal Rights resources and organizations,  irrespective of the author's perspective or point of view.

Animal Law:

ASPCA - State Animal Cruelty Laws

Stray Pet Advocacy - Cruelty Laws

Washington State Bar Association - Animal Law Section

Animal Legal Defense Fund
http://www.aldf.org/

Animal Protection Institute
http://www.api4animals.org/default.htm

Animal Rights Law Project (GL Francione, Rutgers University School of Law)
http://www.animal-law.org/index.html

International Institute for Animal Law
http://www.animallawintl.org/index.htm

Lawyers

National Center for Animal Law (Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, OR)
http://www.lclark.edu/org/ncal/

papers:

Animal Welfare /  Well-Being

Swine Welfare Assurance Program
http://www.porkboard.org/SWAPHome/default2.asp

Temple Grandin (behavior, facility design, audit guidelines)
http://www.grandin.com/

Corporate

national:

papers:

wiki:

Bioethics:

Being Human (book review)
http://www.practicalethics.net/bioethics_and_the_rest_of_the_world.pdf

Conflicts of interest affecting the role of veterinarians in animal welfare (Newsletter of The Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching)
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/ANZCCART/publications/ANZCCART_NEWS_3_2002.pdf

Dr. Bernard E. Rollin, Ethicist, Colorado State University

Bernard Rollin: Of Animal Science and Ethics (profile of Rollin)
http://pewagbiotech.org/buzz/display.php3?StoryID=108

Easter Virtues: Stewardship (Christian Reformed sermon that quotes Rollins)
http://www.sbcrc.org/sermons/2003.05.11.html

Genetic Engineering of Animals for Confinement Agriculture
http://www.bioethics.iastate.edu/forum/jun.96.html

The Ethics of Livestock Showing
http://www.animalagriculture.org/Proceedings/1995%20NYLPES/the%20ethics%20of%20livestock%20showing.htm

Ethics Updates (LM Hinman, U San Diego)
http://ethics.sandiego.edu/

The Moral Status of Animals
http://ethics.acusd.edu/Applied/animals/

Is the confinement of farm animals morally permissible? (DB Wasser)
http://www.rtis.com/reg/bcs/pol/touchstone/summer98/degrazia.html

MadCowboy
http://www.madcowboy.com/index.html

Factoids and Resource Links
http://www.madcowboy.com/01_FactsAR.000.html

OnLineEthics.org
http://onlineethics.org/

Certification:

Animal Welfare Audit Program (AWAP)
http://www.awaudit.org/

Certified Humane (Humane Farm Animal Care)
http://www.certifiedhumane.org/

Dairy Quality Assurance Center (DQA)
http://www.dqacenter.org/