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    The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, are the most well-known animal rights group in the world. Through campaigns, commercials and advertisements, PETA has grabbed the attention of the public eye, and refuses to let go until their message is fully embraced. On the surface, this doesn’t seem like a bad thing. After all, PETA’s message is pretty clean-cut, and advocates for an issue that many wouldn’t disagree with. On the surface, the organization stands for benefitting animals worldwide. This would be great if PETA wasn’t as twisted as it is. Patty Stran, president of the National Animal Interest Alliance states that “The Animal Rights Movement is moving in an altogether different direction from what the American public…

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    Animals “All animals have the same parts.” Although it is short, the phrase in this ad gets its point across. It challenges the readers to think twice. The ad uses supermodel Pamela Anderson to model how a butcher would categorize the meat he would cut from an animal, like a pig or a cow. PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has been a campaign to influence people to go vegetarian. There is a hidden message PETA is showing too. Indirectly, PETA is belittling woman by objectifying…

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    the use of animals in experiments to test the quality and effects of different drugs and treatments. This is an understandably controversial topic as the ethical treatment of these animals is often questioned. Many believe that animal testing should be prohibited, but would this really be to the benefit of scientific advancement? Animal testing is necessary for scientific development and this essay aims to support this statement by providing relevant evidence to outweigh the opinions that…

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    been need to conduct drug test on people in various setups for various reasons. Testing drugs on people have been an ethical issue for years. Over time the types of experimentation that we can do on humans has become much more restricted for ethical reasons. But, we are still testing drugs on humans to determine the drug’s effectiveness as well as the side effects that are associated with the drug. Almost every drug that we take for big or small problems were once tested on humans to…

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    Animal Rights Should animals have rights? If so, should these rights be comparable to those given to humans? Animal Rights are rights believed to be owed to animals in order for them to live full lives, free from suffering. Animals are currently being used, and in some cases abused, in medical research, clothing industries, hunting for sport, food, and population control, and countless other services to humans. As is the case with all ethical issues, there are two defined perspectives and…

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    Animal research has paved the way for important discoveries. Kalat (2016) points out that many scientists believe it is “better to inflict distress under controlled conditions than to permit ignorance and disease to inflict greater distress” (p. 11). Scientists are faced with the ethical question of “What is considered inappropriate when using animals for research?” Studies show that “researchers look for alternatives to using animals when possible” (Jensen, Forsberg, Gamborg, Millar, &…

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    Cruelty to animals or we can call it simply as animal abuse, is a situation where a human inflicts pain or causes suffering and harm to animals beyond necessity. According to Ontario SPCA and Humane Society (n.d.), animal abuse falls into two categories which are neglect or intentional cruelty. Neglect is a situation where the owner fails to provide animals basic necessities such as water, food, shelter or even proper care. Some of the examples of neglect are starvation, dehydration, parasite…

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    that more than one million animals die every year due to animal experimentation. Testing is legal in more than eighty percent of the world. There are extremely few countries that are cruelty free or are working on being cruelty free such as, The United States, Taiwan, Canada, Brazil, Australia and others. More than one million animals die due to experimentation. People have created organizations like PETA (people for the ethical treatment of animals), CAAT (center for alternatives for animal…

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    For quite some time now, the debate of animal experimentation has been a major issue. There have been arguments about whether animals should be treated, recognized and protected by human society just as every human. Animal testing has provided human beings as a crucial safety check that can inform scientists what won't work, so unnecessary human experiments aren't conducted. Although an animal might result in chronic, fatal state, and even death, this will prevent the death of human lives in…

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    are alternatives for all animal research or that animal testing is always misleading and unsafe.” (1) These people are correct; animal testing is a very unethical way to do research and it can and should be avoided. I found “Should we experiment on animals? Yes” by Colin Blakemore, online at Telegraph. I disagree with Colin Blakemore’s belief that animal testing is ethical and is an accurate way to do research. Animal testing does not bring accurate results, it is very costly, and it is abuse,…

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