"Isn't man an amazing animal? He kills wildlife--birds,
kangaroos, deer, all kinds of cats, coyotes, groundhogs, mice, foxes and
dingoes--by the million in order to protect his domestic animals and their
feed. Then he kills domestic animals by the billion and eats them. This in
turn kills man by the million, because eating all those animals leads to
degenerative--and fatal--health conditions like heart disease, kidney
disease, and cancer. So then man tortures and kills millions more animals
to look for cures for these diseases. Elsewhere, millions of other human
beings are being killed by hunger and malnutrition because food they
could eat is being used to fatten domestic animals. Meanwhile, some
people are dying of sad laughter at the absurdity of man, who kills so
easily and so violently, and once a year sends out cards praying for
"Peace on Earth." (Coats, 13)
We need to realize, that in today's society, animals
deserve just as much freedom as humans have.
are larger in size, we are not superior in status. Animals have
been around on the earth for as long as humans, if not
longer. Animals play an important role in today's society
whether or not we choose to admit it. Like a newborn baby
learning to play with others we must learn to share the
planet with animals.
One of the main issues being disputed today with animal
right, is SUPERIORITY. Over 7 Billion animals die at the
hands of humans, in the US, every year. Out of those 7
Billion animals, about 95% of them are killed for uses as
food. Advocates for animal rights justify their research by
presenting the obvious differences that exist between humans
and animals. These include size, status, strength, and ability.
Sometimes, one who is against animal rights will take the...