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"Right now, millions of mice, rats, rabbits, primates,
cats, dogs, and other animals are locked inside cold,
barren cages in laboratories across the country. They
languish in pain, ache with loneliness, and long to
roam free and use their minds. Instead, all they can do
is sit and wait in fear of the next terrifying and painful
procedure that will be performed on them."
Animal Rights:
Zac Pallot…read more

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Why do we do
Further our medical knowledge
We can test new drugs and products for
There has been a successful history in
experimenting on animals and many
surgical procedures were perfected
using them.
The most common animals used
in experimentation are mice, rats,
rabbits and monkeys…read more

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Other Benefits
"animal research means medical progress"
It has been said that animal-based research has
contributed significantly to improving the length and
quality of our lives.
There are a meriad of different diseases and cancers
that animal experimentation has had a positive impact
Leukemia HIV/AIDS
Breast Cancer Postive Impacts On: Diabetes
Birth Defects Parkinson's Disease
Cancer…read more

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It is cruel: Even scientist accept that
animals suffer, but in their opinion it's
for greater good.
There are other alternatives, such as
using tissue culture.
Animal genetics and human genetics are
different, and often reactions are not
the same.
So is it really necessary???…read more

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Charities and
WSPA (world society for the protection of animals) is
a charity protesting against animal experimentation.
What do they do?
Have their own website which wants people of the
public to have their own say on the issue.
If you sign up, they also allow you to become an
animal protector yourself, where you will be kept up
to date with latest news via sent leaflets and free
gifts.…read more

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From a Judaism View
Jewish beliefs show a mixed opinion on
the use of animals for experimentation.
On one side of the argument judaism
teach: "Animals must be treated with
But on the other side they also say:
"Judasim has a duty to help and improve
the well being of others, which will
include the use and death of animals"…read more


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