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BAD SCIENCE Why is a practice responsible for so many billion innocent lives still in affect in America today despite its many negative aspects Animal experimentation formerly known by the Greek word vivisection referred to the dissection of living animals for experimental purposes Recently the term has been expanded to include all types of experimentation on living animal subjects William Harvey started the practice of vivisection in the seventeenth century when he used animal subjects to make important discoveries pertaining to the circulation of the blood through the human body Animal experimentation is now a world wide practice used by colleges universities hospitals chemical and pharmaceutical companies cosmetic and tobacco companies car companies NASA the military and countless other corporations The British Anti-Vivisection Association estimated over one hundred million animals are used for scientific experimental purposes in the United States every year Animal Experimentation 1 Laboratories use animal models to model human conditions by producing ailments in the animals that mimic human problems Rats and mice account for over half of the animals used in experiments but apes monkeys dogs cats hamsters guinea pigs and rabbits are also frequently used Animal Testing 7 Animal experimentation needs to be stopped immediately because it is unethical inaccurate and unnecessary It is unethical to use innocent living animals as test subjects for scientific experiments Peter Wilson a graduate from Cornell University compares experimental laboratories to Nazi death camps because animals are defenseless against humans and as a result they are brutally tortured and killed daily Koleff Tamara 19 In the United States Constitution it is illegal to kill and to be subjected to cruel and unusual forms of punishment but animal experimentation breaks both of these amendments and it is still considered legal All living things should have the right to live free from suffering and torture Australian philosopher Peter Singer says An attitude of bias against animals is just like racism sexism or homophobia because it
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