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July 26, 2019 - The Washington Post

Who supports animal rights? Here’s what we found.

 Who supports animal rights? Here’s what we found.

Increased concern for the rights of animals is not only changing what we eat, wear and drive. It has begun to change our laws.

Most interestingly, however, we found that attitudes about LGBT rights, universal health care, welfare for the poor, improving conditions of African Americans, and supporting birthright citizenship for U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants were strongly associated with views about animal rights. In other words, people who supported an expansive conception of human rights and welfare were also more likely to support animal rights.

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