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  • Animal Testing Proposal Essay

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    Millions of animals are being unneedlessly tested on for cosmetics, even though there are plenty of alternatives available and most of the results are unreliable or not applicable to humans. Although the fight against animal testing has made huge progress recently, America has yet to stop this cruel practice and chooses to torture animals while other countries are making a stop to the testing (“Animal Testing 101”). Right now, millions of mice, rats, rabbits, primates, cats, dogs, and other animals are locked

  • Ethics of Animal Testing

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    Ethics of Animal Testing For my paper I chose the topic of animal testing because I have always been very passionate for animals and against animal abuse. I have never believed in animal testing and that there were always other alternatives. I wanted to look further into and educate myself about what is being done about this and why it is an ethical issue. I have come up with an axiom to summarize this topic. Testing animals in research revolves around the relative or moral value of humans and animals

  • Animal Rights And The Ethical Treatment Of Animals

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    Erasistratus of Alexandria to Galen, who is known as the creator of experimental physiology, animals have been test subjects in experiments for more than two thousand years (Day 35). Every year in the world as many as twenty-two million animals are used for scientific or medical purposes (Day 10). A variety of animals are experimented on, including rats, mice, rabbits, dogs, cats, and primates (Day 10). Those against animal research believe the tests are pointless (Day 10). They presume if the experiments

  • Should Animal Testing Be Ethical?

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    Animal testing has been an important type of research in various science fields for many years, because it has been able to replicate the results of the research to positively affect humans. It has provided many cures to diseases and many basic products that are mass produced such as lotion, shampoo, sunscreen, etc. Adding on, animal testing is ethical since it follows many guidelines and restrictions made by numerous laws that protect animals from inhumane treatment. Although such testing can provide

  • The Importance Of Animal Testing And Animal Rights

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    In many religions it allows for humans to be dominant over animals for example in the Bible, Genesis 1:26 is says that’s God let humans have dominion over fish, fowl, cattle and all insects. Many different religious teachings actively encourage animal experimentations as long as there is no pain inflicted on the animals and the experiments will be beneficial to humans (Peek et al. 1997). In Hinduism cows are worshiped, in fact cows are not eaten and local villagers do not harm monkeys, there are

  • Cosmetic Testing Vs Animal Testing

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    is used in Alternatives to Animal Testing, “the skin is often exposed, either intentionally or unintentionally, and therefore a risk assessment regarding the potential cause to irritation of the skin is before marketing”(Balls et al. 103). During the Draize test, rabbits are immobilized, the test substance is put into the eye and is then watched to compare the eyes and how they are affected. The standard tests use .5 mL or .5 g of the substance on the skin of the animal for at least four hours and

  • The Food And Drug Administration

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    thousand of proposals being addressed to you everyday. I also understand that the FDA is responsible for tests that use dogs, primates and other species as test subjects to meet legal safety requirements. ( At the same time, I, and millions of other people believe that the laws on animal experimentation need to be reviewed. This is a topic that has been given a lot of attention for the past decade. Everyday, hundreds of news articles are written arguing about whether or not animal experimentation

  • The Use Of Scientific Testing On Animals

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    humans have used animals as means of learning more about the world. The first known vivisection was done by a Greek philosopher, Alcmaeon, in 450 B. C. E (“Animal Testing” NP). Since then, animals have had invasives tests performed on them, been killed, and been experimented on in the name of science or for profit. Some experiments are in order to demonstrate already known facts to students, others are to further medical knowledge, and some are to test drugs and cosmetics (“Animal Testing” NP). Scientific

  • The Pros And Cons Of Animal Testing Cosmetics

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    today is the case of testing cosmetic products on animals. Although many cosmetic companies believe that animal testing cosmetics is morally sound, I

  • Ignorance Vs. Intelligence : Animal Experimentation And Life Saving Medical Technology

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    Ignorance v. Intelligence: Animal Experimentation and Life Saving Medical Technology The use of non-human animals in experiments in order to gain a further understanding of the functions of biological systems is known as animal experimentation. Medicine as it is known today would not exist without animal experimentation, also referred to as animal testing, animal research, and/or biomedical testing. Albert Sabin, who developed the Polio vaccine said, “Without animal research, polio would still be