RELIGIOUS STUDIES - ANIMAL RIGHTS

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ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS
Testing on animals, either for medical or cosmetic purposes, to ensure that the product is safe for use by humans
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ANIMAL EXPORTS
The selling of animals to other countries
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ANIMAL RIGHTS
The belief that animals have a dignity just as humans do and should be given care and protection
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ASSISI DECLARATIONS
Statements about the need to protect animals and the environment made on behalf of the different major religions
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BULL FIGHTING
Associated in particular with Spain, matadors fight bulls (and eventually kill them) to entertain the crowds
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CLONING
The scientific method by which animals or plants can be created which have exactly the same genetic make up as the original, because the DNA of the original is used
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CONSERVATION
Looking after the environment and protecting animals
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DUTY
A moral or legal obligation - an action that must be done
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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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FACTORY FARMING
When animals are used for meat or dairy products, but are kept indoors in very small spaces
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GENETIC MODIFICATION
Plants and animals that have had their genetic make-up altered by scientists
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HUNTING
The chasing of animals to kill them, which may be done for food, protection or human pleasure
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RIGHTS
The legal or moral entitlements to do or not to do something
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SACRED
Holy, precious because given by God
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SANCTITY OF LIFE
Life is sacred because it is God-given
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VEGAN
A person who will not use any animal product
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VEGETARIANISM
The belief held by people that do not eat meat
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VIVISECTION
The cutting up of animals for scientific experiments
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ZOOS
Places in which wild animals are kept to display to the public
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The selling of animals to other countries

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ANIMAL EXPORTS

Card 3

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The belief that animals have a dignity just as humans do and should be given care and protection

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Card 4

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Statements about the need to protect animals and the environment made on behalf of the different major religions

Back

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Card 5

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Associated in particular with Spain, matadors fight bulls (and eventually kill them) to entertain the crowds

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