Monday, May 23, 2016

Why ‘Animal Rights’ Is a Contradiction in Terms : The Nonhuman Rights Project

Why ‘Animal Rights’ Is a Contradiction in Terms : The Nonhuman Rights Project
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time to take away the rights (or legalized 'personhood') from CORPORATIONS and do the morally just thing by extending rights to fellow animals, the non-humans...

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Hundreds of organizations say they work for “animal rights.” But the only animal with legal rights is the human animal. No other animal has any rights at all. None.


How come?


To have a legal right, one must have the “legal capacity” for a right. If one has this capacity for a legal right, one is a legal “person.” No nonhuman animal has been recognized as a legal “person.” This means that no animals, other than humans, have legal rights


Nonhuman Rights Project
Read more at:.http://www.nonhumanrightsproject.org/2013/03/23/why-animal-rights-is-a-contradiction-in-terms/


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