What Is Animal Rights?
What is Animal Rights? Google defines it as “Animal Rights insists that animals, of any kind, are not here for human use only, such as medical research, hunting, and other services to humans.” A major example of this would be, us humans using Animal furs to have style, and look cool, as well as be stay warm. “Whether it came from an animal on a fur farm or one who was trapped in the wild, every fur coat, trinket, and bit of trim caused an animal tremendous suffering—and took away a life” (PETA). Ever wonder how they get the fur? Well fur farmers have many ways of doing so, all of which can be pretty brutal, or just plain inhumane. These fur farmers collect fur by trapping these animals in small cramp cages, where they are treated very badly and are killed the cheapest way possible to save fur farmers money. These cheap killing ways include gas, suffocation, electrocution, and poison. From the names of these, they aren’t fun, and causes the animals lots of stress, and suffering. “In Canada, hundreds of black bears are shot at point-blank range or caught in traps and left to suffer for days so that their skins can be used to make the ceremonial hats worn by Queen Elizabeth II’s Five Guards’ Regiments” (PETA).
What is the solution to said problem? Well that’s an extremely easy answer. “Cruelty-free fabrics and faux furs are available in stores everywhere, and PETA continues to work with designers and clothing retailers to encourage them to use and sell only animal-friendly fabrics” (PETA). What is Cruelty-free fabrics and faux fabrics? These are furs that are not stolen from any animals and human made. This means the following will not be in your clothing, wool, rabbit hair, camel hair, horse hair, or even alligator skin! Ways of easily avoiding animal furs in your clothing by checking the tags, and or asking an employee if it includes animal furs. Peta also provides plenty of sites that sell non-fur clothing. If people were more serious with saving animals, using animal fur would be in some way against the law, if it was took that serious of course.
“The Fur Industry.” Peta. http://Peta.org Peta, 2015. Web. Aug 27th 2015 Accessed
“How To: Shop for Cruelty-Free Fashion!” Peta2 Lifestyle http://peta2.com Peta, 2015. Web. Aug 27th 2015 Accessed.