Abort humans; save carrots, ping!
Modifying ecosystems is our nature.
Maybe they should pass a law protecting floods like what happened last night.
i like flowers too
will the bees get arrested if they visit the flowers?
maybe if this works for the flowers, it can be extended to human babies?
so will they start arresting cows and animals for eating?
There are no words.
Couldn’t the womb qualify, in some sense, as an eco-system?
And they wonder why those five counties want to leave Colorado.
Finally, the projection of persona, spirit, or rights upon anything other than citizens is little more than a twisted democratic power play. It is a claim of an exclusive franchise to represent an artificial constituency. Maybe those plants do need protection; but who gets to decide by what means, and to what end?
A biocentric perspective projects the spirituality of being into everything. To a deep ecologist, a rock would have a rocks spirit, a rocks consciousness, and thus deserves civil rights equivalent to human beings, which they alone purport to represent.
This is a debilitating thing to do to ones own mind, much less to a republic. To claim to represent the rights of rocks is to project a subjective human impression of a rocks preferences onto rocks. What if they were wrong? Perhaps the rocks might feel more appreciated by a mineral geologist who would want to make aluminum cans out of them? Did anybody ask the rocks? You guess.
When activists of any stripe demand rights for animals, rocks, or plants, what they are really doing is demanding disproportionate representation of their interests as self-appointed advocates. Unfortunately, to enforce a right requires the police power of government, because it is assumed to be a disinterested arbiter of competing claims. History suggests the opposite, which is why limiting the number of enforceable rights is as important to securing liberty as constituting them as such.
When government gains the power to confer rights to any constituency, it acquires the means to confer power upon itself as an enforcing agent. There is then no limit to the power to dilute the rights of citizens. Agency respect for those rights then exists not at all.
Does this mean that the vegans will have to drive out of the area and then smuggle their groceries back into town?
Does this mean no flowers at weddings and no corsages at prom? What about long stemmed roses on Valentine’s Day?
New signs for the Boulder area:
“KEEP OFF THE LAWN, GRASS-KILLERS!”
Being serious for a moment their action is based upon Hindu conceptions i.e. do not even step on a bug! Watch your family starve to death while fat cows walk the streets in perfect safety. Oh Lord!
Quite fascinating what smoking all that dope will do to the human brain. Just don’t allow them in any position of power. They’ll hurt themselves as well as others.
Yet tearing babies from wombs is perfectly fine. These people are certifiably insane.
How about buying vegetables or fruit or meat at the grocery store, and eating it. Or, buying live plants or trees at a nursery? Sounds like slavery to me.
What if you really DO accidentally kill a bug? What if you accidentally squash one on your windshield while driving? Can you be arrested for murder?
This is total insanity. But, sounds like a MAJOR boondoggle for lawyers, and for communist pols who'd like ammunition to arrest and destroy anyone they don't like or agree with, using extremely easy grounds for arrest to start.
This is exactly the kind of thing I expect from any state that legalizes dope.
Cities and states have the 10th Amendment protected power to make such laws as long as they respect constitutionally enumerated people rights. Or if voters don’t like such laws then they can get off their couches and elect new lawmakers who will repeal such laws.