Should animals have the same rights as human beings? 

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Why don’t animals have the same rights as human beings?

It’s allowed to put an animal in a cage, but not a human being. Why are animals seen as “things”, without any legal rights? Science clearly shows that many of them have behaviors just like us. They understand language, have free will, memories from the past and a plan for the future.

In this episode, Emil Ekvardt from Great.com talks with the Non-Human Rights project. We discuss how to secure fundamental rights for animals through litigation, legislation, and education. We also look back in time – why don’t animals have any rights in the first place? 

Animals can not speak for themselves. To give them basic rights is very important. So check out this episode to learn more and get involved! 

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