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Animal rights and wrongs

In response to your article "A fur-vent debate" (March 2), I would like to send high praise to Ashley Chappo for exposing what's at stake for animals killed in the meat industry, the skin trade and other businesses that seek to profit off the abuse of animals. It has been scientifically proved that all animals feel pain, just as we do. Yet chickens have their beaks barbarically cut off when they're only days old, piglets are castrated and have their teeth cut off, and cows are skinned and dismembered, often while still conscious -