Persuasive Against Animal Testing

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Millions of animals are used in experimental researches and laboratories each year. Thousands of millions of dollars are spent yearly on such experiments that mostly fail on humans, which makes it a huge waste of money and a waste of animal lives. Some researchers claim that humane animal research does not exist and is not possible to achieve but the truth is that there are in fact new non animal research methods that are a lot cheaper and are definitely more effective and accurate. If these methods were used correctly they would replace archaic methods such as animal testing. Saving animal lives is as important as saving human lives. Killing a living thing to save another living thing is not justified and in fact some researchers claim that…show more content…
It has been proven that animal testing is mostly inapplicable to human beings and therefore most studies on animals are dismissed. Scientists have been trying to develop modern methods that are going to replace and get rid of animal testing completely and use methods that are actually relevant to human health. Experiments on animals cost a lot of money, are cruel, and mostly inaccurate. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) a non profit organization has been campaigning heavily about animal testing for many years now and it seems like their voice is getting louder and more people are diverting from animal testing to other new…show more content…
In several countries there has been laws passed that urge the people using animals to test drugs and experiment to use more humane methods. There have also been a lot of debates on the ethics of animal testing, and this has been going on since the seventh century. Theodore Roosevelt in the nineteenth century stated, “Common sense without conscience may lead to crime, but conscience without common sense may lead to folly, which is the handmaiden of crime.” People who were against argued that the benefit of humans does not in fact justify the acts and the harm that is done to animals. A lot of people have also believe that they are superior to animals and are very different from them, hence the results obtained from tests on animals are not applicable to human beings. On the other side, people who were in favor of animal testing argued that medical and biological knowledge can be obtained through animal testing therefore it is necessary to use animal models for

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