Religion and Animal Rights quotes

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  • Religion and Animal Rights
    • Islam
      • "Do not take life... except for just cause" - Qur'an 17:33
        • Animals have feelings and purposes in their lives
      • "It is God who provided for you all manner of livestock, that you may ride on some of them and frome some you may derive your food. And another uses in them for you to satisfy your heart's desires. It is on them, as on ships that you make your journeys." - Qur'an 40 - 79-80
        • Animals are for use by humans however they deserve love and respect.
    • Christianity
      • "Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground." - Genesis 1:26
        • Some Christians take this as god giving humans dominion over his creation
        • Others realise that animals are a part of gods creation and therefore deserve equal respect
      • "Into your hands they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you." - Genesis 9:3
        • This suggests that animals do not have rights but should be cared for by humans
      • "A good man is kind to his animals" -Proverbs 12:10
        • God made animals to serve humans however they should be well looked after and respected.


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