Animal Experimentation ( Ae )

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Have you ever looked into the eyes of an innocent animal? How much harm can they do to you? Picture yourself being this helpless animal; you are being put into different rooms for horrific experiments. Scientists are holding you down carelessly, injecting unknown chemicals into your system, and causing nothing but pain and distress. Then you ask yourself, what did I do to end up in here? When you look around, there are many others just like you. You feel as if your life is insignificant. The sad truth is that, Animal Experimentation (AE) is used for human benefit only, not caring that these harmless animals have feelings just like the rest of us. Testing cosmetics, drugs, and dangerous treatments on animals is unfair. Although animal testing has improved medical progress, experimenting on an animal should be prohibited because animals react differently than humans, the costs of these experiments are outrageous, and it is unethical. Those who support AE, argue that it plays a significant role in the progress of Medicine. An article written by Americans for Medical Progress a nonprofit organization for the humane use of animals in medicine, states “Animal-based research has led to important advances in the prevention and treatment of many diseases, including cancer, HIV/AIDS, heart disease, and diabetes. Millions of lives have been saved due to these advances” (“Medical Progress Depends on Animal Research”). Experimenting on animals has made a progress in

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