Persuasive Essay On Animal Testing Is Inhumane

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We have all seen those science-fiction movies where aliens come to Earth with the endgame of either exterminating or extracting something from us. Picture this scene from a movie: The extraterrestrials abruptly abduct you and take you to their Mothership. You arrive terrified out of your mind. “This can’t be real, this isn’t happening,” you reason. The door opens, before you can see your captors, you get knocked on the head unconscious. You wake to an excruciating pain and the sound of drilling. Over the next weeks you are isolated, starved and experimented on. The horrifying analogy is that we are the aliens and animals are the humans. Animal experimentation is inhumane and can be completely avoided.
There are virtually no restrictions for cruelty on animal testing. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) is the only federal law that protects animals used for testing. But to what extent? It excludes 95 percent of the animals tested upon and provides only minimal protection for the rest. Laboratories are not even
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Most animal experiments do not contribute to human health simply due to the fact that physiological reactions to drugs vary enormously from species to species. The FDA has noted that 92 percent of all drugs that are shown to be safe and effective in animal tests fail in human trials because they don't work or are dangerous. Today you can become a medical surgeon without harming animals. Nearly 95 percent of U.S. medical schools do not use any animals to train medical students. Medical students are trained with human patient simulators, interactive computer programs and clinical experience. In the research fields, scientists have used human brain cells to develop a model "micro-brain," which can be used to study tumors, as well as artificial skin and bone marrow. We can now test irritancy on protein membranes, produce and test vaccines using human
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