Animal Testing Should Be Banned

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Animal Testing Should be Banned

¨Over 100 million animals are burned, crippled, poisioned and abused in US labs every year¨ (¨11 Facts About Animal Testing¨). Imagine if that was someones animal getting tortured in labs just to test things such as beauty products and perfume. Animal testing was first suggested when, ¨Charles Darwin evolutionary theory in the mid 1850s also served to suggest that animals could serve as effective models to facilitate biological understanding in humans¨ (Murnaghan). But, ¨the enormous breakout came in 1922 when animal testing allowed for insulin¨ (Murnaghan). Animal testing should be banned because it is inhumane, most of the testing on animals does not benefit humans, and animals bodies work differently than humans.
Animal testing is inhumane. “Animals are subjected to experiments that can include everything from testing new drugs, to infecting with diseases, poisioning for toxicity, burning skin, and causing brain damage” (Animals in Research). In other words these animals go everyday being a toy to scientists getting injured and sick so scientists can attempt to make new products. Animal testing is also inhumane because, “Most animals never experience fresh air or sunshine, only bars and concrete” (Animals in Research). All of the animals that are being tested are imprisoned with no escape and no chance to see what is really outside of a lab. One last reason animal testing is inhumane is because, “Every year in the U.S. over 25 million

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