animal rights

animal rights
noun plural
: rights (as that to fair and humane treatment) regarded as belonging fundamentally to all animals

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ˌanimal ˈrights 7 [animal rights] noun plural
the rights of animals to be treated well, for example by not being hunted or used for medical research

His research work was attacked by

animal rights activists


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