Buffy: hero, or genocidal maniac? Do vampires have rights? This argument discusses whether vampires count as sub-human (not deserving rights), or as persons--though not humans--still deserving rights. It uses the Buffyverse to support its argument.
Also, here is a "story" about real vampires in the world. Scroll about 3/4 down the page to see one of my new favorite images--ever. You'll see why.