Animal Rights Essays

Arguments for and Against Keeping Animals in Zoos

Zооs аrguе thаt thеy sаvе еndаngеrеd spеciеs аnd еducаtе thе public, but аnimаl rights аctivists bеliеvе thе cоsts оutwеigh thе bеnеfits, аnd the viоlatiоn оf thе right оf thе individuаl аnimаls is unjustifiаblе. Rоаdsidе zооs, pеtting zооs, аnd smаllеr аnimаl еxhibitоrs tеnd tо kееp thе аnimаls in smаllеr pеns оr cаgеs. Sоmеtimеs, bаrrеn cоncrеtе аnd mеtal bаrs is аll а tigеr оr bеаr will knоw fоr thеir еntirе livеs, Lаrgеr, аccrеditеd zооs try tо distаncе thеmsеlvеs frоm thеsе оpеrаtiоns by…

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Animal Cruelty Speech

Imagine you were the one being tested on, imagine your skin being torn off alive, imagine your arms and legs being ripped off while still alive, imagine being burnt alive, fellow classmates even imagine losing your life, just so you can satisfy other species. Doesn’t sound fun does it? Good afternoon Miss —– and fellow classmates. Many of you may ask what is animal cruelty is. Animal cruelty is the act of violence against animals, testing them just so humans…

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How We Treat the Animals We Eat

Are the factory farms we buy our meat from treating animals humanely? Animal mistreatment is illegal and we can make a difference to put a stop to it. According to Ethical Farms “Some of the largest US factory farms refuse to uphold humane USDA and OSHA standards, having unsanitary, unhealthy conditions and animal rights violations. In 1958, the US government composed the Humane Slaughter Act that is not enforced” (Ethical Farms, 2010). There are 7 statutes in effect that comprise…

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Marine Mammals

SeaWorld gives you the opportunity to feed and swim with dolphins, watch jaw-dropping whale and seal shows, pet stingrays, see all types of sharks, exotic fish, and so much more! But my views have recently changed after I saw the tragic death of a Sea World trainer on the news; the cause of death being one of the parks very own orca whales. This horrific news brought me to research why the whale turned on its trainer and the information…

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Animal Testing Position Paper

Ever since The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in England in 1824 was formed, there have been long running debates on the topic of animal rights. The first societies were formed to protect and maintain human treatment of work animals, such as cattle, horses and house hold pets. Towards the end of the 19th century more organizations were formed, this time to protest the use of animals in scientific experimentation. In today’s society groups such as People…

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Animal Testing Research Paper

As citizens of the United States we are entitled to our civil rights. They include our basic needs for living a happy and safe life. Animals however are not entitled to any rights to ensure them safety, good health, and proper living conditions. Animal testing laboratories torture and kill innocent animals daily. The laboratories smell of chemicals and bleach, and the cages are dirty, and not properly kept. The horrible smells fill their nostrils and they are forced to walk…

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Should Animals Be Used for Experiments_

One of the most debated topics of our times is whether we should use animals for ex-periments or not. The interesting point that always comes up is what else is there instead of our dear friends. Without our lab creatures; our medicines, cosmetics and food would not be tested and might not be safe for our use and consumption. The process of using animals to test safety of food and medicines was practiced for many centuries. People watched domestic animals…

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Alternatives of Animal Testing

Over the years, new products have been substantiated. These products consist of medicines, cosmetics, and the like. Humans benefit from these products but how were these products succumbed and at what cost? Animals are being tortured for information for the benefit of mankind. They are being kept away not only from nature but also from their families to be tormented. Animal rights groups have surfaced throughout the years, protecting the lives of innocent animals from experiments. Below are some facts…

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Animal Testing Oral

Most of us can easily say that animal testing is evil, barbaric and should be banned, but when in reality, when faced with an actual choice, how many of us would honestly choose to potentially endanger a human’s life over an animal’s life? Animal testing should not be banned for several reasons. Firstly as human beings, it is in our nature to value human lives above animal lives. Whether it is wrong or right all species feel an inexplicable loyalty…

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The Rights of Animals

When we say that all human beings, referring to both men and women, whatever their race or sex may be are created equal, what is it that we are actually proclaiming? Peter Singer, writer of “All Animals are Equal” aims to advocate to us as readers to make the mental switch in respect to our attitudes toward a species other than our own. And by this I am referring to animals. R.G Frey takes on a very different position that…

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We Shouldn’t Kept Animals in Zoos

For many people, the zoo is a source of fond memories and funny childhood anecdote like the swinging monkey, growling tigers and the others animals. Some people and I see zoos as prisons where innocent creatures are unjustly held captive. Firstly, animals shouldn’t be kept in zoos because most people go to the zoo purely for their entertainment and truly I think that animals weren’t created for our entertainment and it’s cruel to keep these animals in an artificial environment…

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Animal Rights_ Analysis About Peta Activist

Thesis: Members of PETA are too extreme with their fight for what they believe because they fail to recognize that many animals are needed for food, resources, economic success and necessary labor. I. Society needs food and some of that food should come from animals. A. The number 10 billion may be shocking but the killing of animals for food is necessary. The alternative of being a vegetarian is always an option, but humans have the free will to make…

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Animal Abuse

Animal abuse is when someone inflicts pain or harm upon an animal such as not giving them their basic needs (food and water) to beating them. In between 5 and 7 million animal companions enter an animal shelter nationwide, every year (www.aspca.org), and within 50 miles of Hayward, CA, there are 170 animal cruelty cases reported (www.pet-abuse.com). Imagine what these innocent beings that cannot speak out to let the human know they are in pain feel. Animals need us to…

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Is Necessary Medical Testing on Animals_

Alex Epstein and Yaron Brook’s “The Evil Right of Animals” first appeared in May 19, 2001. In this essay Epstein and Brook aim to convince their readers that medical testing on animals is necessary. “Scientist are close than ever to finding cures for AIDS, cancer, and other deadly illness. But more research and testing are needed and much of it must be done on animals.” (Epstein and Brook qtd.). Pathos, specific evidence, and logical thoughts are techniques Epstein and Brook…

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Research Paper Animal Experimentation

I Introduction Thesis Statement: Animal testing is a debatable issue in modern society. Some people argue that animal testing should be kept due to medical benefits and research study conveniences. However, I think animal experimentation should be banned by refuting supporters’ arguments. II Body A. Opposing argument 1 Animal experimentations are conducted for human health. Rebuttal to this argument: Animal testing can cause serious problems regarding to human health. a. The results of animal experimentation are often inconclusive and cannot…

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