Essay on Animal Rights And Human Rights

2256 Words Apr 3rd, 2016 10 Pages
Animal rights have become a common idea over the last several years, and the amount of activists in pursuit of these ideas have increased tremendously. Animal rights activists rally over the abuse and mistreatment of animals in business and research fields. The common idea that activists suggest to stop the abuse and mistreatment of animals is to release captive animals into the wild and to use alternative methods of research that doesn’t involve direct contact with said animals. While these ideas seem to provide the answer to the problem, the activists fail to acknowledge that captive animals are commonly breed in captivity and to release them completely into the wild would be extremely dangerous for them and halting the way institutions and companies currently research can have extensive repercussions to humans and animals. Animals are not only entertainment for people in amusement parks and on television, but also play a large role in educating the human world and also serve people with many dietary needs. In exchange, humans serve as a safe haven for the injured and ill animals that wash up on shore as many countries have several rehabilitation centers for animals. Animals should have extensive rights to protect them against large companies, but those rights should not end our current system as it could have harmful effects.
For starters, in 2013 a popular animal rights movement against Sea World erupted all over social media from a documentary that was released called…

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