The Pros And Cons Of Animal Rights

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Animal Rights “He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” (Immanuel Kant). Animals play a necessary role in human life, whether you love them, hate them, try to save them or enjoy eating them. They provide us food, clothes materials, and we can use them for transportation. 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? Yes, indeed, animals have the rights to live free from sorrow. Us as Muslims, Allah command us in the Holly Qur’an and Sunnah to treat animals with mercy and compassion (AlAhmad). Abd Allah bin Jafar said: The Apostle of Allaah (ﷺ) seated me behind him (on his ride) one day, and told me secretly a thing asking me not to tell it to anyone. The place for easing dearer to the Apostle of Allaah (ﷺ) was a mound or host of palm trees by which he could conceal himself. He entered the garden of a man from the Ansar (Helpers). All of a sudden when a Camel saw the Prophet (ﷺ) it wept tenderly producing yearning sound and it eyes flowed. The Prophet (ﷺ) came to it and wiped the temple of its head. So it kept silence. He then said “Who is the master of this Camel?

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