Animal Commandos Online Activist Resource & History
In his thoughts Herman spoke a eulogy for the mouse who had shared a portion of her life with him and who, because of him, had left this earth. What do they know all these scholars, all these philosophers, all the leaders of the world -- about such as you. They have convinced themselves that man, the worst transgressor of all, is the crown of creation. All other creatures were created to provide him with food, pelts, to be tormented, exterminated...for the animals, it is an eternal Treblinka.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Violent acts toward animals have long been recognized as indicators of a dangerous psychopathy that does not confine itself to animals. "Anyone who has accustomed himself to regard the life of any living creature as worthless is in danger of arriving also at the idea of worthless human lives," wrote humanitarian Dr. Albert Schweitzer. "Murderers ... very often start out by killing and torturing animals as kids," according to Robert K. Ressler, who developed profiles of serial killers for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Studies have now convinced sociologists, lawmakers, and the courts that acts of cruelty toward animals deserve our attention. They can be the first sign of a violent pathology that includes human victims. The following images are examples of animal abuse:
Who We Are
We are a group of citizens from many different backgrounds and age groups. We are students, working people, and professionals with one thing in common. We believe that all animals are sentient beings who feel loyalty, love, suffering, fear, pain, and loss. We believe that human beings have a moral and ethical obligation to end the suffering and exploitation of other than human animals.
What We Believe
It is the mission of Animal Commandos to educate the public and to bring to the public consciousness the plight of animals in laboratories, unwanted companion animals, animals in agriculture, animals in entertainment, and animals in the wild. Animal Commandos works through demonstrations and distribution of informative materials. We believe that an educated public will work to stop the suffering in the animal world. Animal Commandos believes that animals who are not human also should be removed from the status of property under the law, that animals should be given their own rights and protection under the law, and that it is immoral for one species to benefit from the suffering of another species.
For current animal rights activities or to contact Shaynie, please E-mail Shaynie Aero at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Check out this trailer for "Companions to None",
a documentary about abandoned and abused companion animals: