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Difference between animal rights and animal welfare


There is a fundamental difference between these two positions in the animal movement. The former believes that animals have value in themselves. As co-sharers of the planet, they are deserving of equal consideration, freedom from pain and the right to life , liberty and happiness. It entirely rejects the use or ownership of animals by humans. Animal welfare, on the other hand, demands humane stewardship of animals. It accepts the notion of using animals but doing so with kindness and consideration

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