The Benefits Of Animals: The Importance Of Animal Rights

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Since the 1970’s, people have progressively begun to realize how important it is to provide animals with their natural rights as inhabitants of the earth.
In many aspects of life, humans use animals as nothing more than objects for their own benefit. It is obvious that animals can not be given the same rights as humans, since that would indicate that animals must also be held to the same standards, have the same duties, and receive the same punishments as humans, but animals can at least be given respect and kindness as any other life on Earth would receive. The simple fact is that humans must learn to take animals’ rights into consideration in order for life on earth to flourish.
As most people are aware, some of the most popular uses of animals
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Animal cruelty can easily be integrated into family events without people even being aware. The circus, which often serves as a fun activity to attend as a family, is drenched with cruelty that is made invisible for obvious reasons. Although circus animals are “protected” under the Animal and Welfare act, they are nearly all abused during training (“11 Facts About Circus Animal Abuse”). Although many would like to believe that animals are able to achieve such dangerous stunts because they are given incentives, such is not at all the case. Animals are frequently whipped, jabbed with electric prods, and stricken with bull-hooks by trainers in order to get animals to do things like jumping through rings of fire run around in circles (11 Facts About Circus Animal Abuse”). An animal would never put itself through such dangerous tasks without the factor of fear and consequences if it were to disobey. These learning techniques are easily able to be hidden from the general public, as there are less than 100 U.S. Department of agriculture inspectors assigned to monitor the 12,000 circus facilities in America (11 Facts About Circus Animal Abuse”). An animal would never put itself through such dangerous tasks without the factor of fear and consequences if it were to disobey. Circuses, though, are not the only form of entertainment that are guilty of depriving animals of their …show more content…
Over 100 million animals are burned, crippled, poisoned, and abused in U.S. labs every year in order to develop new medicines and test the safety of other products (“11 Facts About Animal Testing”). Some animals that are subjected to experimentation in labs are not even protected by any laws, as labs that use mice, rats, birds, reptiles, and amphibians are exempted from the minimal protections under the Animal Protection Act (“11 Facts About Animal Testing”). The suffering of animals in scientific experiments is so high that the benefits of humanity simply cannot provide moral

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