Although it is a bit extreme comparison, Regan compares the situation of animals to slavery. “It is the right of slaves to be free, their right not to be treated as another’s property, their right not to be used as a mere means to another’s end – it is these basic moral rights that a system of chattle slavery systematically violates, not the principle that we must count equal interests equally” (Regan, 69). Currently, animals are treated as a means for food, a means for entertainment and a means for experiments. Animals are used in the benefit of humans. These individual animals are not seen as having its own rights and value.
I disagree with this view that animals like doing the job, as recent research has shown that the animals are often forced into doing the work. Being in the army is a position the animals most likely don’t want to be in. PETA believes that animals need to give consent before doing any work for the military. It is only fair that we give animals the same treatment that we do to humans. Whenever a person signs up for the military, they know what they’re getting into.
The ideologies of evolution and the natural world call for a being of any species to have its justification for freedom. Zoos that captivate these animals violate many of these ideologies as well as heavily interfere with the evolutionary and instinct based sides of these animals. Life typically finds a way and these animals will exhibit violence in order to be free and roam freely again. Zoos simply serve no purpose for the protection or conservation of any endangered species. They simply serve as a business idea to formulate appeals to the masses in search of profit.
If they have equal rights then why animals cannot? (Singer, 1989). However, as I have mentioned before, animals do not have cognitive abilities. They cannot learn our human languages and express their thoughts. They cannot fight for equality as women, and black people did because they are
religious) to not stun the animals before slitting their throat and letting them bleed. Why are we as Australians leading these helpless animals to their version of hell? We need to be aware of the issue so we can make an informed decision, and not play a part in Animal Cruelty. I’m not saying that we should stop all Live Exports but we should do everything we can to reduce the amount of Animal Cruelty during the
Although the experimentation of animals has furthered medical knowledge, it should not be allowed because it is brutal and animals are unable to give their approval. In order to do a study on humans it must be authorized by them, where animals are unable to give consent, which strikes questions in the world of science on whether this is morally acceptable. Although animal experimentation can result in saving the lives of millions, many find it to be cruel and unjust. Seeing as animals are unable to speak for themselves, they are still able to express their emotions through their behavior. They are capable of experiencing loneliness, sadness, happiness, and pain (Liou).
Some people appreciate this use of animals; but there are those that do not agree with these uses. There is one specific organization that advocates for the rights of animals to not ever be eaten or used by humans in any fashion and believe that animals should never be used for anything- not even as pets. This organization is called People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). In order to understand the problem of PETA and their extreme views on the
Animal rights are essential primarily due to present practices of animal abuse, animal hunting, and animal experimentation. Furthermore, animal are in many ways just like humans. They have emotions and families; it is non-moral to harm the animals in ways that we know is not appropriate to do for humans. Even Allah command us to respect them. Do Animals Have Rights?
The wouldn’t let us use them to test new lotions or perfumes. Nor would they let themselves be used for our leather jacket and bags and shoes. Animals wouldn't let themselves be sacrificed just to please a human because what do we do for them nothing right. In conclusion I think that animals should have some rights .I believe animals should have Bill of Rights because they don’t get feeded right, they get mistreated, and they and they suffer of separation for there own kind.I Believe some animals should receive some bill of rights.And we can change that we can make them happy by respecting them loving them and treating them right. We have to watch out for them as if they were a friend of
I believe that we should be against animal cruelty because animals have never done anything to us and if they have, it’s because it was how they were raised and treated from when they were little. If we stopped hurting animals and treating them like they don’t deserve to live or be loved then we would have less problems with animal cruelty and less animal attacks. I think people should have more rules and regulations to keep a pet. Such as, they can’t have a past of animal abuse or neglecting of any animals. People shouldn’t have over five pets in their house, or they might hoard and neglect their animals by not feeding them regularly or not giving them enough attention, so they might become mean or scared around people.