Hoof and mouth disease

Philip Ferguson plf13 at SPAMit.canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Mar 28 13:54:07 MST 2001

Charles Brown wrote:

>Hey, don't animal rights activists and ex-LMers agree in opposing
>slaughter of the h and m diseased animals ?

I don't think either animal rights activists or ex-LMers are opposing the
slaughter of *diseased* animals.  What is being objected to is the *mass
slaughter of healthy animals* as the hoof and mouth panic takes on all the
signs of a crazed medieval crusade.

Philip Ferguson

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