Thread: Recognising animals as sentient beings

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    Recognising animals as sentient beings

    From the Buddhist Door website:


    New UK Law to Formally Recognize Animals as Sentient Beings

    By
    Craig C Lewis



    https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/ne...ntient-beings/



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    I am so pleased to hear this news.

    As I understand it, the EU already recognises animals as sentient beings. When the UK left the European Union, animal sentience was not carried over into new UK legislation.

    Now that omission has been corrected.

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