While there’s been a rise in awareness of the cruelty and absurdity of testing cosmetics on animals, laws mandating testing medications on animals before clinical trials on humans remain in place worldwide.
This series addresses various facets of animal testing, from the core ethical issues of vivisection, to the question of whether animal experimentation produces scientifically valid results, to the danger animal research poses to humans, to the viable alternatives, to why the practice continues at all.
Is Animal Testing Effective & Does It Save Lives?
Is animal testing effective? Is it scientifically viable? Can research on animals save human lives? If so, then vivisection would only be opposable on moral and ethical grounds…not scientific ones.Read more about Is Animal Testing Effective & Does It Save Lives?
Why Are We Still Testing On Animals?
Non-animal tests are generally more reliable, less costly, and always more humane. So, why are we still testing on animals? Let’s review the top three reasons, including how you are paying for it!Read more about Why Are We Still Testing On Animals?
The Human Cost of Animal Testing
Perhaps the most perverse aspect of the animal testing debate is the fact that not only does animal testing not advance medicine—it actually harms and, in many cases, kills the humans it’s said to benefit.Read more about The Human Cost of Animal Testing
Alternatives to Animal Testing
What are the alternatives to animal testing? Let’s look into the three main alternatives, which are actually cheaper and more effective than animal models!Read more about Alternatives to Animal Testing