In the topsy-turvy world of European social think, Down syndrome is “disappearing” by abortion, flooding your country with hordes of Islamic migrants is compassion, and the boiling of live crustaceans is more horrific than the killing of unborn babies.
The latest country to get in on this race to insanity is Switzerland, which just followed New Zealand in the quest to protect lobsters from feeling pain. The new law requires that the bottom feeder be transported in salt water and be dead before boiling.
The argument that lobsters feel pain is not exactly a clear science, unlike fetal pain or the undisputed fact that babies are human at the moment of conception. Movements in certain countries to ban the practice of boiling lobsters alive has even left some scientists scratching their heads since lobsters have no brains and therefore have no ability to process pain.
“They can sense their environment,” said Bob Bayer, executive director of the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute, “but they probably don’t have the ability to process pain.”
Read more at the Daily Wire.