The Case For Animal Rights

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When presented with the question “Do non-human animals have rights?” I believe that they do have rights that are similar to those that humans sustain. Peter Singer's theory of speciesism which is explained in his book All Animals are Equal helps prove that we as humans are stuck in a mindset that penalizes animals solely because we are at the top of the foodchain. This mindset needs to change and the basic principle of equality should be given to all members of species, even those that are different than ours. Philosopher Tom Regan also helps support my argument that non-human animals have rights in his book titled The Case for Animal Rights. Regan helps support this argument with his idea that the system as a whole is wrong because we view
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