The Pros And Cons Of The Animal Rights Movement

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The animal rights movement is pedestaled on the belief that social mores and conventions have objective reality upon this Earth; that non-human animals are in charge of their own lives. For the past ten years, the animal personhood has onslaught many swine farmers, and has tried to inculcate meat consumers, by utilizing a myriad of strategies and tactics. Many of which include: legal action, public protest and direct action. Moreover, thanks to the advent of social media, the technology has given them the advantage of reaching many viewers, and has given them the ability to multiply their impact and evolve views of animal consumption, simultaneously. Their interference with the livestock industry however, has brought both pros and cons. With …show more content…
Briefly, politi- cal organizations and tactics involve lobby- ing public officials and distributing well- researched information to them, sponsoring and supporting bills and regulations, identifying the positions and contributing toward the election of candidates for public office, and mobilizing public support on referendaon. animal issues. A number of organizations are engaged in efforts to establish legal rights for animals and to bring suits against corporations and individuals who abuse ani- mals. They seek to change the COIlIlOIl. under- standing of property and to protect the IIOre radical activists in theIIDVement who engage in direct action. Finally, direct action is to save the lives of individual animals which are endangered. Direct action assumes many forms which are often illegal and destructive and nearly always controver- sial, including laboratory raids and break- ins, vandalizing fur shops, and preventing the clubbing of seals. other times it …show more content…
It has been made clear to the public for example, that gestation crates are humane. Farmers who choose to keep their swine in such confinement, are able to provide animals with a temperature that is uniform, give them nutrition that is individualized, and protects them from being crushed by the weight of their mothers. The committee is dedicated in supporting scientific study in efforts of improving animal welfare, inform producers of new and emerging animal welfare concerns as well as providing information an educating producers on how how improve their animal care skills. With emerging issues in livestock production continuing to rise, producers have also adopted new ways of managing their livestock, one farm for example, While there are both pros and cons that result from the animal rights movement, I am more in alignment for the production of swine, it seems that many organizations that are part of the animal rights movement seem to be misinformed when it comes to animal

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