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Animal rights From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ads not by this site The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view of the subject . Please improve this article and discuss the issue on the talk page . (November 2011) Animal rights Animal rights advocates propose that animals be viewed as persons , not property. [1] Description Animals are members of the moral community. [2] Early proponents Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) Henry Salt (1851– 1939) Leonard
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Nelson (1882–1927) Modern proponents Peter Singer , Tom Regan , Gary Francione Key texts Salt's Animals' Rights (1894) Singer's Animal Liberation (1975) Subject Philosophy, ethics Animal rights , also known as animal liberation , is the idea that the most basic interests of non- human animals should be afforded the same consideration as the similar interests of human beings. Advocates approach the issue from different philosophical positions, ranging from the protectionist side of the movement, presented by philosopher
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