animal rights

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animal rights

pl.n.
The right to humane treatment claimed on behalf of animals, especially the right to be treated as persons or more like persons under the law.
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At the root of the animal rights activists argument is that animals suffer more when slaughtered the kosher way than with conventional Swiss methods.
PENELOPE Cruz and Adrien Brody's new bullfighting film has incurred the wrath of animal rights activists who are furious after hearing stories about potential animal slaughter.
Forest officials and some local animal rights activists arrived on the spot on Monday (December 03) to inspect the matter.
According to a statement released by animal rights activists PAWS, (Protecting Animals Without Shelter), the money was collected through an online fundraiser.
An American sister and brother, China and Cherokee Rivers, children of a much-caricatured animal rights activist, travel to Guernsey for an eccentric multi-millionaire.
But animal rights activist Rob Puddicombe claims that the National Park Service is playing God.
And what is their significance to people with widely varying needs, such as a heart disease sufferer, a nursing mother, a vegetarian and an animal rights activist? And weren't eggs supposed to be bad for you anyway, being packed with fat and cholesterol?
The former telly star of Baywatch is now an animal rights activist and thought his rocker gear was making her look silly.
As a lifelong environmental and animal rights activist, I am compelled to point out that Bob Allan's letter of compassion for the starfish on your great tongue-in-cheek green travel cover (Advice & Dissent, November/December 2002) is misdirected.
Animal rights activist Robert Cogswell, said: ``We just made an appeal to the company's better nature.''
Midland animal rights activist Barry Horne last night ended his 68-day hunger strike after apparently being persuaded that the Government was taking action against vivisection.
The animal rights activist was taken under escort to HM Prison, at Full Sutton, still refusing to end his fast.

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