Have you ever seen an animal being victimized, abused or maltreated? Did you do something about it? It is a normal occurrence in our everyday lives when we spot adults and children abusing animals to the point of even killing them. While most of us just walk past the scene, some stop to check if the animal is dead or alive and still others who act immediately to safeguard the poor creature. It takes great amount of compassion and benevolence to care for animals, and animal rights activists have it in loads. Animal rights activists not just protect the rights of animal but preserve their physical and psychological well-being as well. They work on various issues of animal welfare, right from the longevity of life to their reproductive health, protection from diseases and immunosuppression. Animal testing of products is a crime that has been there since long. In the process, many a time animals lose their life or become impaired to human fancies and experiments. Animal rights activists work to put an end to this. Hunting, abandonment, illegal use of animal products such as skin, fur and teeth, mishandling animals for entertainment are other issues that animal rights activists deal with. Check this segment to know more about American animal rights activists working for the cause and welfare of animals.
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04 June 1975
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist
betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922
Actress

Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone
04 October 1976
 

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967
American-Canadian Actress

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
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Actress

Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922
Film actress
Ali MacGrawAli MacGraw
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Actress

Torrey DeVittoTorrey DeVitto
08 June 1984
Actress

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
24 September 1941
Photographer, Musician
Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons
04 October 1957
Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925
Actress
Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943
Actor

Will EstesWill Estes
21 October 1978
Actor

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983
Wrestler

Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939
Actor

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18 October 1956
Former Tennis Champion
Joanna CassidyJoanna Cassidy
02 August 1945
Actress

Burt WardBurt Ward
06 July 1945
Actor

Jorja FoxJorja Fox
07 July 1968
Actress

Malese JowMalese Jow
18 February 1991
Actress
Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
06 September 1936
Actress

Alexandra PaulAlexandra Paul
29 July 1963
Actress
Annie StarkeAnnie Starke
26 April 1988
Actor

Carré OtisCarré Otis
28 September 1968
Model

Pamelyn FerdinPamelyn Ferdin
04 February 1959
Actress, Animal Rights Activist
Ingrid NewkirkIngrid Newkirk
11 June 1949
President of People for the Ethical Treatment of

Kelly Rebecca NicholsKelly Rebecca Nichols
02 July 1968
Animal Rights Activist
Reid ScottReid Scott
19 November 1977
Actor

Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah JonesKenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones
09 February 1993
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Joseph David ReitmanJoseph David Reitman
25 May 1968
Actor
Tippi HedrenTippi Hedren
19 January 1930
Actress

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Mayte GarciaMayte Garcia
12 November 1973
Dancer
Elaine HendrixElaine Hendrix
28 December 1970
Actress

Beth Ostrosky SternBeth Ostrosky Stern
15 July 1972
Actress, Author, Model

Earl HollimanEarl Holliman
11 September 1928
Actor

Charlotte RossCharlotte Ross
21 January 1968
Actress
Justin TranterJustin Tranter
16 June 1980
Musician
Cleveland AmoryCleveland Amory
02 September 1917
Author

Sarah Helen Power WhitmanSarah Helen Power Whitman
19 January 1803
Poet

R. Dale HyltonR. Dale Hylton
20 May 1930
Animal rights activist