Argument Against Animal Inhumanity

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Animal Inhumanity

We do not have the right to test on animals. 26 million animals are used for animal testing and scientific research each year.(9) From mice to monkeys, scientists use them all around the globe. Animal cruelty is not as present as it used to be, but it is still happening around the world today, if more people were aware of this, there could be changes in the industry.

Animal testing has been around since 384 BC by greek physicians and scientists. They performed an array of experiments out of pure curiosity. This led to an early better understanding of the human body and anatomy, ever since then it has been a recurring collection for scientific data. Animal testing became mainstream in the 1930’s, particularly in 1937,
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With most things, there are some pros and cons. In Animal testing, the pros are pretty self explanatory. They assist a better understanding of the topic they are researching and can relate it to our lives as human beings. Animals have a fully functioning body that in many cases, work similar to ours, it makes sense to not test on a piece of wood for instance. Animal testing has given us the ability to make advance realizations in the medical industry.

Animal testing is not only in research but in cosmetic products.”American women use an average of 12 personal care products per day, so product safety is of great importance...The US Food and Drug Administration endorses the use of animal tests on cosmetics to assure the safety of a product or ingredient.” (ProCon.org, 9) Products that aren't cruelty free are being used daily in average personal routines. The choice to test on an animal first has helped cosmetic chemists to make more safe and efficient products for consumers. The same thing pertains to Pharmaceutical Scientists, in making medicine, testing on an animal can improve their testing on what works and what
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