Comment: Rights are not black and white

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Rights are not black and white

I would say, yes, animals have rights. However, rights are not black and white. The way I think about it is to use a child analogy. Children have rights, but not the full rights of an adults. For example, they have a right to life, but not a right to property.

I view animal rights in a similar fashion; I'd say animals have a smaller subset of rights. For example, they have a right not to be abused or tortured. However, they don't have most of the rights that humans have, for obvious reasons.