|aWhat are animal rights? -- What is an activist? -- Welfare or rights? -- History of animal rights -- Birth of animal rights -- Vegetarianism -- Animal testing -- Factory farming -- Fighting cruelty -- In the trenches -- What you can do -- Saving the animals.
|aThe fight for animal rights can be controversial. Modern champions for animal rights believe that animals should not be regarded as property, and they should not be used for food, clothing, for entertainment, or in scientific research. This illuminating book helps explain the difference between animal welfare and animal rights, and what "cruelty" is and who defines it. Young animal lovers will learn how they can fight for the protection and preservation of animals in a peaceful way.
|aAnimal rights activists|zUnited States|vJuvenile literature.