Animal Abuse

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Name: Aruun Thavabalan(27)
Class: 4 Noble 8
Date: 12-1-2013
Name: Aruun Thavabalan(27)
Class: 4 Noble 8
Date: 12-1-2013
Introduction to the issue| * Draft – Speech(English)
Issue: Animal Abuse
Draft – Speech(English)
Issue: Animal Abuse
Animal abuse is the infliction of suffering or harm upon non human animals for a specific gain, such as killing animals for food or for their fur. * Just like how a coin has 2 sides to be looked at, this issue has 2 sides to be viewed about as well * Animal abuse is inherently wrong for using them for human purposes but should be fine if the unnecessary pain and suffering is lessened * Another is that the only way to put animal abuse to an end is to regard animals as properties and not commodities * Cruelty to animals is a big no no due to myriad of reasons. Animal abusers can come in all walks of life, and sometimes the abuse isn't as noticeable as pet owners who beat their pets. * Let’s review the status quo of such abuse cases in today’s world and see what are the possible solutions we can contribute to alleviate the problem| Reasons for the issue| * People don’t view animals as important, so they think it’s all right to hurt them * It’s a highly controversial topic among people * People don’t realize how serious the problem is as statistics of abuse cases for animals is escalating * According to the SPCA website(statistics) * The SPCA, in Singapore, receive 80 to 90 cruelty reports on average per month * 13% of animal abuse involves domestic violence. * 70% of animal abusers also have records of other crimes. * According to the NewsLink research website(statistics) * 3 to 4 million cats and dogs (young, healthy and adoptable) are euthanized every year in shelters.  * Animals that aren't euthanized are often sent to no-kill shelters where the animals are caged for days, weeks, months or years and the animals risk becoming insane and dying of loneliness. * Millions of...
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