2 Animal Rights and Welfare What is Animal Welfare?Is the position that animals should be treated humanelyWhat is Animal Rights?Is the position that animals should not be exploitedAnimals should not be used for food, clothing, etc…
3 Animal Rights and Welfare What is Vivisection?Animals should not be used for experiments
4 Animal Rights and Welfare Animal Rights Legislation and Orgs.1641- The Body Liberties Pass1828- First Anticruelty Law passed in New Yorkformed- American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsHorse Protection Act Amended1906 Animal Transportation Act1958 Animal Humane Slaughter Act
5 Animal Rights and Welfare Animal Acts and Orgs. Cont.1895- Food Security Act1989-Farm Animals and Research Facilities Protection Act1990- Food, Ag, Conservation, and Trade Act Passed1992- Bush signs Animal Enterprise Protection Act
6 Animal Rights and Welfare Rights and Act Cont.1964- The New Factory Farming Industry Published1966- Public Law Laboratory Welfare Act1970- Animal Right Movement BeganFirst Amendment to the AWAHorse Protection Act Passed1976 P.L. -Prohibited Animal Fighting VenturesHorse Protection Act Amended
7 Animal Rights and Welfare Important animal rights peopleRuth Harrison- published book entitled “Animal Machines: The New Factory Farming Industry”Peter Singer - Wrote publications called “Animal Liberations” and considered founded of animal right movementHenry Bergh - Found ASPCA and drafted the NY State anti-cruelty lawCharles Stenholm - Introduced the farm animal research facilities protection actJohn Orem - doctor that studied the cause of SIDS
8 Animal Rights and Welfare GroupsASPCA(ALF) Animal Liberation Front(PETA) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
9 Animal Rights and Welfare Do animals have rights?Some people believe that animals have the same rights as humans.Do you agree?Specieism-Is the term used for belief.Humanize-Is the term used to believe that animals have the same rights as humans
10 Animal Rights and Welfare Should animals be used for food?Should animals be used for experimentation?Should hunting and trapping be allowed?Should animals be allowed for entertainment?Where do we draw the line?
11 Animal Rights and Welfare AssignmentWhat are your views on Animal Rights and Welfare?Do animals have rights?Are the animals in this room wrongfully kept captive?Look at the things in your life that involve animals; the food you ate for lunch, the time you went to the zoo, the clothing are wearing. Write a one page paper explaining your views and expressions on animal right and welfare. Before you do consider these facts…..
12 Animal Rights and Welfare Facts to consider…..There are approximately 2.2 million farms in the U.S.Approx. 97% of farms in the U.S. are family owned.Nearly 16million Americans, about 7% of our population purchased hunting licenses last year.It is estimated that there are more than 16million white-tailed deer in the U.S.Nearly 75-80% of bobwhite quail and dove populations die annually from natural causes even if the bird is not hunted.