Animal Testing And Animal Rights

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Animal rights are beliefs that animals should be free from hunting, medical research, and industrialized farming. Despite popular belief, the resources animals are used for are not evil. In fact, the use of animals in medical research has been a main contributor to life saving cures and treatments. Although pets can make their way into the family, what happens to the other animals? Most people find animal testing, hunting, and industrialized farming to be inhumane, but should the world have to struggle to find new ways to support its people just so an organism without the same capabilities as humans be free to roam as they please? Additionally, there is a difference between wanting animals to have rights and being concerned about the welfare …show more content…
When animals are used in medical research, it is great way to uncover the mysteries and find treatments or even cures for various diseases. For example, in Shany Sun’s Young Scientists Journal article, “The Truth Behind Animal Testing,” the author says, “…medical advancements that have been discovered through animal testing include penicillin, blood transfusions, insulin (that controls blood sugar levels of diabetics), kidney transplants, and vaccines for polio and meningitis” (Sun 1). This example shows just how beneficial animal testing in medical research can be. These medical advancements would not have been available for years if animal testing had not …show more content…
In John Hart’s article, “Animal’s Don’t Have Rights, But Humans Do Have Duties,” he asserts, “Farmers and ranchers rely on superior animal welfare practices to ensure the production of high-quality, safe and wholesome meat, milk and eggs” (1). Including this assures the fact, farmers produce their best while trying to maintain the best. If farmers feel they are not producing the best food possible they will find a way to improve, because this is their way of living. Assuming famers have no compassion towards their livestock is an incorrect notion. Farmers depend on their crops and livestock to give them and their families’ money. Poor produce would equal poor

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