Animal Rights Activism

Animal Rights Activism

The animal rights movement, sometimes called the animal liberation movement, animal personhood, or animal advocacy movement, is a social movement which seeks an end to the rigid moral and legal distinction drawn between human and non-human animals, an end to the status of animals as property, and an end to their use in the research, food, clothing, and entertainment industries.

It is one of the few examples of a social movement that was created, and is to a large extent sustained academically, by philosophers.

Read more about Animal Rights Activism:  Terms, History, Current Status of The Movement, Philosophical and Legal Aims, Legal Changes Influenced By The Movement, Criminalization of Direct Action Methods, Public Support

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