Commercial Animal Testing

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Should Animals Be Used For Commercial Or Scientific Testing? “If you want to test cosmetics, why do it on poor animals who hasn’t done anything? They should use prisoners who have been convicted of murder or rape instead. So, rather than seeing it perfume irritates a bunny rabbit’s eyes, they should throw it in Charles Manson eyes and ask him if it hurt.” -Ellen DeGeneres,The history of commercial testing has gone back in the United Kingdom since the 17th century with Harvey’s experiments on numerous animal species aiming to demonstrate blood circulation. Every year more than two thousand monkeys are flown to Britain to be tested on. Over three thousand procedures, for illness like Parkinson's disease and Dementia. Testing on primates is very small part of animal research carried out of Britain less than one percent of four million procedures involve monkeys (Understanding Animal Research). Animal should not be used for commercial testing for these following reasons: animal testing is cruel and inhumane, most experiments waste the lives of animals subjects, animal testing are expensive, and the test don't have reliable prediction are results in a human. Furthermore, It not fair for animals because they don’t have rights, but they have a laws for being cruel to animals. So they think this is not cruelty to animal, it is …show more content…

Every year in the U.S, approximately 100 million are tormented and killed in experiments. Based on the NIH's 2014 budget, this accounts for than 12 billion in taxpayer money. They are using hard earned taxpayer money that was used to kill innocent animals. The government is research dollars to test on animals. Wasting all this money that can be use on something else, but instead on testing on animals that are dieing a slow death. By using the government research dollars on animal test they can use it on useful diseases like these following diseases: AIDS, Polio, Smallpox, Ebola, and Malaria

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