Developing human/non-human embryos for research and organ transplant raises tough questions about the value of human life and the politics of species taxonomy.
Roll-backs and deregulation concerning 'threatened' species raise questions about the weighing of human and animal interests.
Research involving animal embryos that have human cells requires us to revisit our standards regarding moral status.
Progress has been made, but we still have a long way to go to fulfill our moral obligations with regard to animal rights.
The move to grant non-human animals, and even non-organisms like rivers, legal personhood prompts reflection on our evolving conception of rights.
The media's treatment of recent plant-based meat rollouts fails to give the significant moral gains their due.
Many express outrage at news stories involving the poor care of pets, but the implications of our indignation often go unnoticed.
Recent experiments have put pressure on the divisions we draw between human and animals. What does it take to be a right-bearing entity?
We often define the moral community on the basis of whether a being is self-aware or not. But what happens when our scientific conceptions of consciousness change?
Animal testing is controversial, and it's because of questions ranging from consent to suffering to the 'greater good.'