My wife calls our cat Lisbeth. When we can afford an elephant we will name it AOC. The hits just keep on coming. Who’s moving to SoCal anytime soon? I’ll wait 'til I win the lottery.
Oaji is located in Ventura county. According to CA election stats, in 2022, only 48.56% of the eligible electorate turned out to vote. Said differently, 62% (the majority) of the eligible electorate in Ventura county did not bother to vote.
In 2022, Leslie Rule, the city councilwoman who proposed the ordinance recognizing the legal rights of non-humans, won her seat with 338 votes out of a total of 690 votes cast in her district. The City of Oaji has a population of about 7,500 people and 3,000 households, which means that the eligible electorate is around 6,000 people. That means that the election of Leslie Rule was determined by around 11% of the eligible electorate (690/6000) in Oaji.
This is what happens when people don’t vote.
I am sure this legislation will benefit the animals, and no trial lawyer will be enriched from it.
A sudden thought visited upon me. If there is a chicken farmer and a cricket farmer, which is more likely to be in compliance with this law, and which one run out of business?
What happens if you hit a deer driving at night and it dies? Will you spend the next 20 years in prison? Better to go out and loot a store.
What will happen to the animal predator that violates the rights of the victim animal? Will its right to live be honored? Or does this only pertain to humans? People Eating Tasty Animals will be discriminated against. Where’s the protection for these people? Or does she only care about circus animals?
Arrested, released with 0 bail. Why should it be different from humans?
More interesting, what if a human identifies as a nonhuman animal? There are 10 million species to identify as.
I identify as a furry! You can call me sexy stallion!
uh, no… this is not the forum for that.