Essay Outline For Animal Testing

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Hook- The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?-English philosopher Jeremy Bentham, written in the 1700s
Thesis- Animal testing is still going on and should end due to the cruel and inhumane acts done to the animals,95% of the animal tested are not protected by the animal welfare act, and 94% of drugs that pass animal tests fail in human clinical trials and often after being sold. claim 1- Now to go into more detail,as stated by www.debate.org, some of these animals are commonly subject to force-feeding, food and water deprivation, the infliction of burns and other wounds to study the healing process, the infliction of pain to study its effects and remedies, killing by co2, neck-breaking, or other means.
Evidence - For example, the Draize eye test,(pass paper) used by cosmetics companies to evaluate irritation
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claim 2- Drugs that pass animal tests are not necessarily safe.
Evidence - For example, the 1950s sleeping pill thalidomide, which caused around 10,000 babies to be born with severe deformities, was tested on animals prior to its release. That was tests on pregnant mice, rats, guinea pigs, cats, and hamsters did not result in birth defects unless the drug was at extremely high doses.Animal tests on the arthritis drug Vioxx showed that it had a protective effect on the hearts of mice, yet the drug went on to cause more than 27,000 heart attacks and sudden cardiac deaths before being pulled from the market. Now, do you believe we share the same DNA with animals?
Refutation - yes, some of this products do work, but would you want to risk it? And going back to what I said there are new ways to test products and the chance of it being more accurate by 12% higher but could be possibly higher now.
Conclusion- it’s a useless method and a waste of an animal’s precious life and we risk the chance of a human beings

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