Animal Testing Should Be Banned

1285 Words Jun 2nd, 2016 6 Pages
When picking out your mascara, do you stop to see what kind of makeup you are using? You could be supporting animal cruelty and not even know it. Today many makeup products are being tested on animals such as Covergirl, Revlon and even MAC. We have made numerous advancements in the world and have established the scientific evolution but it seems that our ethics and morals have failed to progress. The knowledge and power we have is exceptional, but with it comes responsibility to use it wisely and ethically. We kill and torture creatures that we arrogantly consider lesser beings. For something as simple as mascara animals are tortured and blinded by tests performed at the laboratory. It is estimated that each year over 100 million animals are being performed on for different types of experiments all around the world. Most of the things being performed in these labs you could never imagine one human being doing to another. I believe that animal testing should be banned because it is cruel, not very reliable, inaccurate, and is proved to be unnecessary.
Animal testing is incredibly cruel and causes stress to the animals. These animals are put in cages and poked throughout the day. It should be obvious that keeping animals in cages all day and forcing them to undergo painful testing would cause them stress. Like us humans, animals can feel pain and fear, but also excitement and satisfaction. Many animals can exhibit behavior that shows they feel emotion, pain, loneliness, fear,…

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