Should Animals be used for Scientific Research?
Why is the issue important now?
During the past 10 years, a major controversy over the use of animals in biomedical and behavioral research has arisen. At the leading edge of the controversy are groups of" animal rights" activists whose purpose is...
the use of animals as test subjects is inhumane and not always necessary.
Advocates of animal testing provide a number of reasons that support the validity of using animals in research and laboratory testing. They rationalize their support of the cause with reasons ranging from...
Animal Welfare Act, the Health Research Extension Act of 1985, the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, the Horse Protection Act, and the Twenty-Eight Hour Law. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) was signed in 1966 by Lyndon B. Johnson. While its original intent was to regulate the care and use of animals in...
thought for an animal when it has an illness or is it just over looked because they are not as equal to us? The use of animals in research is debated on if it is right or wrong, but does have its positive effects on human life.
The use of animals in research has given humans a great advantage with...
the direct result of animal experimentation.
Concern over the welfare of laboratory animals is also not new, as reflected in
the activities of various animal welfare and antivivisectionist groups dating
back to the nineteenth century. This concern has led to laws and regulations
governing the use of...
Running head: USE OF ANIMALS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Ethics in Psychological Research Paper
May 29, 2010
Ethics in Psychological Research Paper
Use of Animals in Psychological Research
The ethics in psychological research paper will discuss the use of animals in psychological research...
protests and bans against so-called “sports” involving animals. So why do we still watch the races and use animals as an excuse to gamble? Interestingly, most current forms of sport involving animals do not intentionally or unintentionally exploit or abuse these animals. Many have found that there...
Why protection for the animals? That’s not the question, the question is: why we need to protect them? Who hurts the animals? Yes, the answer is US, I don’t know why, but the human need to saw more important than others, I think thats the reason, why many of us damage the animals.
But, some people know...
To what extent is the use of animals in scientific research ...
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. Most of the advancement in medical science in the 20th century has been directly or indirectly related through the use of animal testing. Without animal research, many would not have survived diseases that were once fatal to the human being population. The benefits of animal testing are...
A Summary of
“Science versus Human Welfare? Understanding Attitudes towards Animal Use”
Sarah Knight, Aldert Vrij, Kim Bard, and Doug Brandon, 2009
Journal of Social Issues, Vol 65, No 3, pp. 463-483
Scientists are generally thought of to support all animal use whether that be dissection or...
and deontology started.
III. The Animal experimentation caused the medical scientists, veterinarians and academe towards the pursue of Animal welfare act.
A. Legal control of the use of animals for scientific and biomedical purposes was made.
B. The alternative to the use of laboratory animals...
Animal Farm by George Orwell is a book about power and how that power corrupts. A quote by a British statesman once went “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely”. This quote describes the character Napoleon Perfectly.
There are many times throughout the book that Napoleon...
science journal Nature found that more than 90% "agreed that the use of animals in research is essential." 
Chimpanzees share 99% of their DNA with humans, and mice are 98% genetically similar to humans. The United States and Gabon are the only two countries that allow experimentation on...
Good morning class! I’m the 2nd speaker of the affirmative team.
The 1st point that I’m going to discuss is the animals that are being used in experiment.
Animal experimentation involves more than 27 different species including: macaque monkeys, squirrel monkey, rats, mice, dogs, hamster, guinea...
Should animals be used for the benefit of people?
Brief history of usage of animals
Discoveries due to the use of animals
Animals as part of basic nourishment
Animals in the economy
Use of animals in other areas of people’s activities
laws about the safety of human health. In other words, the FDA and the different laws agree with animal testing. The FDA supports two different acts, the Animals Welfare Act and the Public Health Service Policy and Human Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The Animals Welfare Act is to assure the...
Use of Animals in Research
“In many cases, although not all, the use of animal experimentation is not only justified ethically, but essential to maintain the health and wee-being of human beings.” (Pro)
March 6, 2014
Imagine an animal crying, wanting to run away because of all the pain that one scientist is doing to that innocent animal. The thought of thousands of animals dying every year due to scientists experimenting on them is heartbreaking. There has been much discussion about scientists using animals for their...
How does the lack of transparency surrounding animal use for scientific research purposes impact on public understandings of the role of animals in science, and the relationship between ethics, scientific progress and animal cruelty?
In a modern day society the continuous growth in technology...
The issue of animal experimentation is a widely debated topic in the United States. A fundamental question of this debate is whether the functions of animal testing and research are morally and ethically justified. This paper will review ethical issues involving the research done on the behavior...
if caught. How can we justify the killing of an animal no matter how small and insignificant, in the larger scheme is there an alternative that we can use that will not cause pain and suffering and even save costs. Yes there are several different ways we can eliminate the use of animals in testing...
Ethical Issues in the Use of Animals in Biomedical Research
Richard R. Sharp, PhD
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
The use of animals in biomedical research has a lengthy history. Early Greek writings (circa 500 B.C.), for...
In the last two decades there has been major controversy in the American judicial system over animal rights. Extreme animal rights activists and groups, such as PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, feel animals should not be used for the use of entertainment, food...
for medical purposes. First of all, there are no other resources for medical research. Secondly, even if we use the animals to do some researches, the animals may not die. Finally and most importantly, animals should be used for medical research if it can save people’s life.
Animals are the only...
Animals have been used for research since there has been research itself. It has been one of the most debated topics of our times. Many people argue that it is unmoral to test products of any kind on animals, while many scientists believe that animal testing and experimentation is one of the only ways...
animal rights and animal welfare frequently fall on the same side of an issue, there is a fundamental difference between the two ideologies: the right of humans to use animals. Like many other issues, there is a wide variety of positions on animal issues. One can imagine a spectrum with animal rights...
In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, Orwell writes the story as a metaphor of the Russian Revolution and Communism. Napoleon is a pig that plays the part of Joseph Stalin and refers to Communism as “Animalism.” Napoleon uses cruelty, treachery, and propaganda to twist the meaning of Animalism throughout...
, named after Rene Descartes
* If a practice does not cause pain, then it is morally permissible
* Unlimited use of animals for scientific purposes would not cause them any pain
* Therefore, the use of any animal for any scientific purpose is morally permissible
II, the agricultural industry moved from small farms to predominately factory-based farming. This switch resulted from the rise of industry and the use of the assembly line; by this time, machines had already begun replacing laborers around the globe. With the growing demand for food, the agricultural...