Animal Rights & Animal Welfare—an Introduction

By Jon Camp, Executive Vice President
When first getting involved in animal advocacy, terms like “welfarism,” “utilitarianism,” and “speciesism” might be confusing. Erik Marcus, author, and founder of, breaks down these terms in an easy-to-understand manner. If you’ve been curious about the philosophy associated with animal rights and what the specific terms mean for animals, this is a good primer for you. You can read the article here.