Depending how one counts city blocks, I live about ten blocks from the gates of parliament. This is what I saw this morning. OBSERVATION: A protest quite well supported, it seemed like a motley crew -- a broad coalition of ideas -- some dreamers, some realists. Whatever the case may be, I think that people should give greater consideration to the "person" of their animals. "A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, but even the compassion of the wicked is cruel" (Proverbs 12:10 NASB).