Animal Rights vs Human Morals Essay

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Rights come from the ability to think not the ability to suffer. Many people can agree that animals need rights to be able to stay alive and be safe. But ask yourself is that really the only solution to saving animals? In my case, I believe that is not the only solution, for animals to be safe people need to realize it’s their fault animals are put through suffrage. Animal’s lives are put on the line due to the actions of human beings. Animals do not need rights to be protected. Human beings need to learn to behave morally, rather than on the act of animal rights, although the absence of cruelty does not make an act morally good. (Lewis) As stated above, “the absence of cruelty does not make an act morally good”, is a phrase that…show more content…
Animal rights is an ongoing fight and daily struggle for those involved in the livestock industries. While packing houses have gained new concepts and carry out procedures to morally and ethically conduct the harvest of animals, they still fight issues. Packing houses are subject to many laws and regulations in the United States. They are to follow rules as to how to properly harvest animals in a slaughter house. Cameras have been installed and USDA continually makes inspections. Packing houses that do not follow laws often suffer severe consequences. These consequences can result in shutting down, fines, and jail time. Organizations and groups have had a big part in the changes for animal rights in our country. Groups such as, Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and HSUS (Humane Society of the United States). They have investors and supporters that put large sums of money into these organizations to help protect animal rights as well as fight for them. There are pros and cons to these groups. One of the largest problems the agriculture and livestock industries face is uneducated people fighting for animal rights. Which I happen to believe is the largest struggle with animal rights and human morality. Animal rights teach us that certain things are wrong as a matter of principle, that there are some things that it is morally wrong to do to animals. (Lewis) When people only receive information from one side they are unaware of the whole situation.
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