Presentation on theme: "By: Fred Lishman. Animal rights activists want animals to have the same rights as humans do. Hunting and trapping is unnecessary and cruel. Animals don’t."— Presentation transcript:
Animal rights activists want animals to have the same rights as humans do. Hunting and trapping is unnecessary and cruel. Animals don’t have a voice.
No: They cannot exercise rights Speech Religion Equality They do not choose how to live, they have to adapt. They are not self conscious, they do not see themselves having a past and future.
Yes: Because… They feel pain and suffer They show excitement, and experience feelings. Happy Sad Humans who are born ill are still given rights even if they cannot express them. Children are given rights even if they are not self conscious of it.
People argue that we don’t need to harvest our food by hunting and trapping Grocery stores Meat plants Farmers Hunting and Trapping is not a humane way for animals to die. Humans have an unfair advantage. Tree stands Blinds
"Sport hunting is a violent form of recreation that has left countless animals maimed, and orphaned animals vulnerable to starvation, exposure, and predation. This activity disrupts natural animal population dynamics and has contributed to the extinction of animal species all over the world...” (Peta.org). Animals suffer painful deaths, when injured by hunters. Many animals are never found by hunters. Hunting is a dangerous sport.
Hunting has cause and could cause animals to become endangered or extinct. Trophy hunting for certain things that animals possess. Antlers Elephant tusks Hides Unethical Hunters.
Trapping is mainly used for the fur industry. Millions of fur bearing animals are slaughtered every year. Individual trappers Fur factory farms Fur factory farms are cruel and upsetting. Mistreatment of animals Lack of space for animals Non Targeted animals are killed.
Hunting & Trapping has many good sides that are beneficial to all. Safe educational sport Effective Inexpensive to taxpayers Hunting & Trapping is a great population management solution. Prevents over reproduction Reduces human/animal conflicts Car accidents Landscape damage Hunters & Trappers will do this for free.
There are many hunter arguments of why it is good… Harvesting animals is better then letting them starve It’s a tradition Bonding experience The meat is better to eat then your regular red meats Hunters argue that eating wild game is no different then eating food bought in the store. Beef Chicken Turkey
Animal Rights Activists Great funding on stopping hunting and trapping. Are afraid of firearms. Think animals sing, dance, and talk like Disney movies advertise them. Less than 5% of U.S population hunts. 60% of wildlife areas are open to hunting. Hunting is the oldest human sport. Hunter & Trappers