Persuasive Essay Against Animal Testing

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“If you want to test cosmetics, why do it on some poor animal who hasn't done anything? They should use prisoners who have been convicted of murder or rape instead. So, rather than seeing if perfume irritates a bunny rabbit's eyes, they should throw it in Charles Manson's eyes and ask him if it hurts.” The minimal protection and vast numbers of animals being tortured and kill in testing labs is atrocious. The supporters of animal testing claim to have many reasons that justify this cruel act, but none of these claims hold true when we examine the real facts behind them. Everything these defenseless animals go through and the pure stupidity behind why it is still done today is horrendous. Animal testing is cruel, pointless and needs to end; it causes millions of animals to suffer every year when there are so many alternatives. Animal testing, also known as animal research, animal experimentation and vivisection, is the use of non-human animals in experimental tests in research labs for the benefit of humans. The cruel process of animal testing has gone on for some time and is documented as early as the late nineteenth century. Scientists claim these animal tests go…show more content…
Human volunteer testing is one very effective alternative. In this form of testing, known as microdosing, volunteers are given an acute dose of a drug and elaborate imaging methods are used to carefully watch how the medicine reacts in the body (BBC). Adult stem cell testing is also a great alternative to animal testing. In this style of testing, scientists use adult stem cells to grow any of the body’s organs. These organs that they grow allow them to test how a drug or toxin affects the human body. These tests would eliminate the harm of testing from all living beings (PETA). Alternatives to cruel animal testing are the savior to the animal and human world

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