Which sentence from the full passage can be used as a plausible objection against this position?

Read the position from “Animal Rights Debate.”

Animals have no moral rights. They lack any sense of morality. They lack an understanding of their duties toward others. They lack the capacity for free moral judgment.
Philosophers such as Thomas Aquinas have taught that, while human beings engage in rational thought, animals act purely on instinct. Therefore, animals do not behave morally, and they are not members of a moral community.
Since animals have no concept of morality, they are not entitled to any rights—or indeed to any moral or legal consideration at all.
Which sentence from the full passage can be used as a plausible objection against this position?
“This means that there is evidence that chimps, and perhaps other animals, can reflect on their thoughts and behavior, just like humans.”
“We are no more justified in denying direct moral status to animals than in denying moral status to human beings.”
“Interestingly, European laws protect animals to a greater extent than US law.”
“One of these groups is People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA.”