exhibitors in Florida were allowing members of the public, including small
children, to swim with alligators. Alligators had their mouths taped shut
and were forced to interact at times with several children at once, with no opportunity
to flee. Because of the risks inherent in this cruel practice, including animal
and human welfare concerns and the potential to spread zoonotic diseases, the
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has banned it!
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.