“Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitzyn

“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” – George Orwell

Watch RPA’s 50-second Animal-Abuse Culture video

Animal abuse – all that human beings do to and with other animals and their natural homes – has increased without letup for more than 50,000 years. The human plight steadily worsens as a result. All animals, including humans, are subject to tyranny, atrocity, exploitation, pollution, climate breakdown, disease, and other preventable misery — all from failure to reverse the Animal-Abuse Revolution and pursue justice for all animals.

To reverse the trend toward ever more abuse and suffering, we must put our species on an entirely new trajectory. Standard advocacy addressing one abuse here, another there, cannot reduce abuse or create the far-reaching change that is needed.

Avoiding illusory solutions and claims of progress, Responsible Policies for Animals (RPA) urges Big News, universities, K-12 schools, other institutions, and authorities in many fields to tell the truth about the roots and impacts of animal abuse, civilization’s destructive trajectory, and our species’ true moral and peaceable nature.

Confronting total reality is the only way to the new direction needed for genuine human fulfillment and an end to abuse of the vast majority of persons, Earth’s nonhuman animals.

Exploring RPA’s website, you can learn RPA’s goals and methods. Consider being an RPA member. Consider taking part in the Animal-Rights Conversation Corps, the small cadre of rights advocates promoting the core principles of all animals’ innate equality and personhood. Without equal rights, there is no meaningful protection; without perceived equality and personhood, there is no chance of equal rights.

Responsible Policies for Animals’ Vision

Where do Responsible Policies for Animals’ campaigns, strategy, ideas, and language ultimately take us? What is all of this for?

It has never been natural, normal, or beneficial to human beings to live by animal abuse. RPA’s goal is to reverse as much as possible the harm done to human beings, Earth’s other animals, and the living world. RPA’s founder, David Cantor, envisions a future world, and urges others to, where far less animal abuse and resulting human misery occur because … Read more.