Animal Testing Causes

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Each year, more than 100 million animals—including mice, rats, frogs, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, monkeys, fish, and birds—are killed in U.S. laboratories for biology lessons, medical training, curiosity-driven experimentation, and chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics testing" (Experiments on Animals: Overview). Animal testing is how scientist find out new medical cures and treatments but every day animals are put through stressful and painful experiments without any informed consent because they can't speak out for themselves. There will be many more tragic deaths if we as humans do not do what is morally right and stop this cruel act.

Animals testing of many sorts have been used around the world all throughout human existence.
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Many people believe animal research will help the medical field and the marketplace. Animal tests are often considered to be one of the cheapest routes to supply the demand of new and exciting ingredients in their products and to make sure they are "safe" but this is not true. Some of the main causes for animal testing are 1. To advance scientific and medical understanding. Most of what we know today about drugs and the body's anatomy and functions can be traced back to the experiments from animal research. By comparing the differences between the animals and studying the similarities scientists are finding new cures and new drugs. And 2. To protect the safety of the customers from harsh chemicals. The animal research tests provides data on the products and safety. Though these may be good reasons to experiment the abusive way they are going at it is very wrong and inhumane. Millions of animals are affected by animal testing and they need us to be their…show more content…
With the death toll rising it actually could lead to a imbalance in our environment. There are many reasons why we should stop animal testing. First of all it is just bad science because almost every test has a very high chance of failing when tested on humans and it is just unethical to put these animals in harms way when they have feelings and can think almost just like us. Also we don't need eyeliner and pesticides that badly that we need to hurt these animals to get these products. We should all be putting our efforts towards finding solutions to this problem and I did just
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