Religion and Animal Rights Key Terms

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Sanctity of Life
The idea that life is sacred because it is God-given. Only God has the right to take life away
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Responsibility
Duty; the idea that we are in charge of our own actions.
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Extinction
When all members of a species have died out and that species will never exist on earth again.
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Free-range Farming
Farming that allows the animals to roam free and behave naturally.
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Factory Farming
When animals are used for meat or dairy products, but are kept indoors in very tight spaces.
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Vegetarianism
The belief held by people who do not eat meat.
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Vegan
A person who will not use any animal products. This includes not eating meat or dairy products, and also not wearing clothes/ using things made from animals. This includes not wearing leather.
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Fur Trade
The business of farming or hunting wild animals for their fur, usually to be made into clothing.
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Ivory Trade
The sale of ivory from elephants' or rhino's tusks, often illegally.
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Animal Experiments
Testing on animals for either medical or cosmetic purposes, to ensure that the product will be safe for use by humans.
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Genetic Modification
Plants and animals that have had their natural make up altered by scientists.
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Cloning
The scientific method by which animals or plants can be created which have exactly the same genetic make upas the original, because the DNA of the original is used.
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Duty; the idea that we are in charge of our own actions.

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Responsibility

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When all members of a species have died out and that species will never exist on earth again.

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Farming that allows the animals to roam free and behave naturally.

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When animals are used for meat or dairy products, but are kept indoors in very tight spaces.

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