Sophisms for defending the mink farming Reaction
Animal well-being of mink is best guaranteed in our country

The circumstances in which mink live in captivity, is animal unfriendly by definition. The fact that the well-being of mink in some countries is arranged worse, is not an argument to maintain the mink farming in our country. A prohibition in our country can join a prohibition on import of fur from abroad.

Compare the prohibition of importing seal fur
Fur is fashionable This need is met also with artificial fur
The mink farming is profitable That is robbing a bank as well, provided that you are not arrested

This article is part of a series on falsities and demagogy

Non-valid arguments (deceptive arguments) for different groups:

meat-eaters
vegetarians
10 myths about Vegans
factory farming
ignoring animal rights
advocating animal rights
experimentation with animals
circus
hunting for pleasure
seal hunt
mink farming
bullfighting

Some arguments used in debate on the topics in the title simply are invalid.

That goes for pro and contra.

We selected a few of the most rigid arguments from different situations and placed an appropriate counterargument.

Because a more clear and honest way of reasoning helps improve the circumstances animals live in.

Mail us if you encounter other or new (counter)-arguments.

Apart from the specific issues there are the types of arguments in general.

Fallacies are deliberately or accidentally used in a debate. So be aware of the principles and the integrity of an opponent. Click here for tips on how to react to animal-unfriendly behavior of others.