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Basic Introduction to Animal Rights

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Basic introduction to animals rights, including basic tenets and beliefs, why animals should have rights, and a history of the modern American animal rights movement.
  1. Basic Tenets
  2. Leaders and Celebrities
  3. Annual Events

Basic Tenets

Sheep

At the heart of the animal rights movement are two basic principles: the rejection of speciesism, and the knowledge that animals are sentient beings.

Leaders and Celebrities

Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson

Learn more about leaders of animal rights groups and celebrity activists.

Annual Events

Annual conferences and events in the animal rights movement.

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