Should Animals Be Torture And Abused?

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Why should animals have to be torture and abused? Is it because they are not human? Is it because they are not capable of stopping us? Animal use for drug experimentation has sparked controversy around the world. So why are animals for harmful testing? Each year millions of animals such as mice, rats, rabbits, and primates suffer through excruciating amounts of physical and mental torture. In recent years, the use of these animals has been has been strictly criticized by numerous animal rights groups. The testing has lead and severe injuries to the animals and even death.
Drug testing on animals came to significance in the 20th century. It began in 1937, when a pharmaceutical company in the United States created a drug that used diethylene glycol, a chemical compound that is highly poisonous to humans. The company was unware of this and they went on to sell their product to the public. “The preparation led to mass poisoning causing deaths of more than a hundred people” (Hajar). The catastrophe resulted in the passing of the 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. The act required that all drugs would need to be tested on animals before they could be attainable to the public.
According to, animal testing has risen 73% in the last fifteen years. It is estimated that by the end of this year, over 100 million animals will have been used for experimentation. While some people believe that use of animals for experimentation is imperative in order for medicine to
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