Animal Testing and Experimentation Argumentative Essay by cee-cee

Animal Testing and Experimentation
An argument against the practice of animal experimentation.
# 115674 | 1,159 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Aug 08, 2009 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies) , English (Argument) , Ethics (General)

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This paper presents arguments against animal testing and contends that there are alternatives such as test tube experimentation of human tissue cultures. The writer believes it is unethical to put animals through torture and suffering so that scientists can develop drugs that may not benefit us and might cause a delay in discovering effective medicines. The writer further argues that deaths through experimentation are no less than murder and are absolutely unnecessary.

Animal Testing - The Cons
Animal Testing - The Pros

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Anonymous - Animal Testing 101. [Online website] Available from: [Accessed on: 13/04/08]
  • Karen Lee Stevens - Animal Testing Alternatives. [Online website] Available from: [Accessed on: 13/04/08]
  • Peter Tatchell -Why Animal Research Is Bad Science: The Government Is Wrong to Support Vivisection-And Not Only Because of the Suffering Caused to Non-Human Creatures. Most Human Diseases Are Unique to Us, and Testing on Other Species Is Downright Misleading. Magazine Title: New Statesman. Volume: 133. Issue: 4700. Publication Date: August 9, 2004. Page Number: 18+.
  • Andrew N. Rowan - Article Title: Ethical Review and Te Animal Care and Use Committee. Journal Title: The Hastings Center Report. Volume: 20. Issue: 3. Publication Year: 1990. Page Number: 19+.
  • Anonymous - Uncaged Campaigns: End Vivisection. [Online website] Available from: [Accessed on: 13/04/08]

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