Persuasive Essay On Animals

1358 Words6 Pages
Remember the time when that ASPCA commercial came on begging you to donate money to their organization? Where did it to the point you didn’t watch or turned it off? Shutting off the commercial won’t save the millions of animals that are killed due to space shortage. Not only that, animals are killed for more reasons than just running out space. Hunting, animal testing, fur and skin industry, and abuse are the big culprits of killing off animals. Although, many groups have formed to protect these innocent animals, some groups who have formed as early as the mid 1800’s. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was formed in April of 1866 by Henry Bergh. This seemed to change the tone in attitudes in 1890 when scientists found the interest in animals in the medical field. This event was only the start of mistreatment of animals. “I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.” (Abraham Lincoln). "We cannot just do whatever we want with them...Certainly, a sort of industrial use of creatures, so that geese are fed in such a way as to produce as large a liver as possible, or hens live so packed together that they become just caricatures of birds, this degrading of living creatures to a commodity seems to me in fact to contradict the relationship of mutuality that comes across in the Bible." (Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, 2002). Many people benefit from animals by love and companionship, while other use

More about Persuasive Essay On Animals

Open Document