Well by all means let's give dogs the vote. We have gay 'marriage,' why not canine suffrage? No doubt PETA would be on board. Occupy Animal Hospitals!
Similar bans have been enacted in Newfoundland and Labrador, and many European countries.
Ah those forward-thinking European countries. Are those the same ones now breathing through a fiscal reed as their welfare states plunge farther into the ocean of red ink? My but they are clever.
A blogger somewhere has termed stories - and the logical fallacies they rely on such as the Appeal To Majority as demonstrated here - as 'churnalism.' It's a perfect word to describe the lazy, one-sided writing that fails to deliver news without delivering a sermon.
We certainly wouldn't want to allow any of our animal citizens to feel unnecessary pain.
Of course, aborted human babies feel excruciating pain and don't have any say in the matter when they are ripped into pieces in their mothers' wombs, but unborn human babies have far less rights than animals in the Obamanation.