Animal Testing Should Be Banned For Human Health And Behavioral Reasons

1192 Words Dec 18th, 2015 5 Pages
Effects of Animal Testing
Animal testing is not only a morally offensive behavior, but also the darker side of human nature. The animal suffers, feels pain or becomes happy or sad as per the situations, but people have been subjected animals for medicine, cosmetics, new drug or chemical testing purpose without considering the suffering that they may be experiencing. According to the article, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, “Each year, more than 100 million animals—including mice, rats, frogs, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, monkeys, fish, and birds—are killed in U.S. laboratories for chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics test.” The worst news is that the majorities of these experiments do not contribute to improving human living standards. However the numbers of experimenters who believe there is no curing for possible without doing an experiment on animals. I agree with Ty Johnson in his position paper Animal Testing is Inaccurate, Unbeneficial that animal testing should be banned for human health and behavioral reasons.
It is important to know how animal testing is performed, before analyzing its effects on the physical and mental health of human beings. The conditions of animals in a lab are worse than most people could imagine. When they are in a lab, some are forced to inhale toxic chemicals to see the effects on their physiological and psychological health. Those ways experimenters make a decision…

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