Animal Testing Is Ethical

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Animal testing has been a subject of controversy for many years and there have been some great discoveries because of it, however, has this practice been done ethically? For a cosmetic company to inject rabbit’s eyes of chemicals, thus causing it pain, is unethical and immoral. This practice negates the theory of Kant’s Practical Imperative, where animals are used for experiments, not only for life and death experiments, but for experiments that indicates whether a product has irritating side effects for humans, for example (Thiroux & Krasemann, 2015). The immorality of this practice is where scientists are subjecting pain and sometimes torture to animals for results to tests. It is immoral, as Kant suggests, to subject sentient beings to pain
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