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Taylor Meadows
4/12 Discussion
Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:31pm
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The topic that I have decided on for my issue paper is animal testing. The two opposing sides of animal testing would be people who are for animal testing and those who are against animal testing. The main points for the side that is for animal testing is that the advances in medicine would not be possible with out the ability to test on animal we would not have vaccines to help prevent some of the most deadly diseases known to man. Another main point that I will write about is the types of animals that they use in animal testing. Chimpanzees, Gorillas,and Orangutans have been banned to be used in animal testing. Animals that are stray or have been abandoned are also banned from animal testing. The only kinds of animals that animal testing is allowed to be done upon are animals that have been raised by license holders just for animal testing, and that they rarely test on large mammals they usually test on mice, rats, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and birds. I will also talk about the three categories of animal research that animal testing falls under pure research, applied research, and toxicology research and that animal testing is used in medical research as well and I am going to find an organization that can support it's ideas on why they are pro on animal testing. The other side that I will be writing about is the side that is against animal research. The main points that I will be covering are the treatment of the animals in laboratories such as their living conditions, food they eat, and how they are treated. I will also talk about what happens to the animals after they have been used for whatever research they were used for. I will also talk about why such organizations such as PETA are against animal testing. PETA is very big on the way the animals are treated and they are also very big on not using animals for fur, meat, or entertainment and even though PETA will give me a lot of info about all of the cruelties that are done to animals I am going to try and just stick with animal testing but I might try and figure out a way to put other aspects of animal cruelty in with it.

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