Most animals used for food, fur, or experiments are bred for that purpose.

Unfortunately, somebody forgot to tell the animals that! They insist on behaving as if their lives were important to them, and nobody else. Breeding animals for certain purposes may help us feel better about mistreating them, but it doesn’t change the animals’ biological ability to feel pain and fear.

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“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

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind