Found in decadent wealthy societies where most people have more food than they need and anthropomorphize their overfed pets.
Irrelevant in developing nations or to people who have real life problems to worry about.
The press often confuses animal activists with animal extremists.
Animal activists live their lives in an animal-friendly way and use only conventional means to promote the animal cause. These include:
Not eating animal products
Avoiding products tested on animals
Avoiding products made with leather or fur
Living in an animal friendly way
Avoiding products that harm the environment
Learning about animal issues
Teaching others about animal issues
Avoiding zoos and circuses
Investing only in companies with animal-friendly policies
Lobbying for pro-animal legislation
Campaigning about animal issues
Telling other people about animal issues
Writing books and articles about animal issues
People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals
Animal Liberation Front
Usually hits a nerve with people who aren't animal rights activists & makes them feel uncomfortable & so they slander the movement often without being informed, instead basing their opinions on stereotypes.
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is. ~Isaac Bashevis Singer