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Is it ethical to use animals to research cures for human illness?

Poll Results: 8,513 votes
If the animals suffer, never.
You have to find a balance between animal pain and relief of human suffering.
If it alleviates human suffering, always.

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Andrea A
Monday January 15, 2018, 5:50 AM

Absolutely cruel! It's animal abuse

Andrea A
Monday September 11, 2017, 8:33 AM

Absolutely cruel! It's animal abuse

John B
Thursday June 29, 2017, 8:33 AM


natasha s
Thursday May 18, 2017, 8:10 PM

Absolutely not--NEVER. Use humans instead.

Andrea A
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 3:18 AM

Absolutely cruel! It's animal abuse.

natasha s
Wednesday February 1, 2017, 9:09 AM

Animals must never be used in any research period.

Sue H
Monday January 30, 2017, 11:50 PM

Mostly, No.

Dagmara W
Wednesday January 25, 2017, 5:17 PM


Jess B
Monday January 16, 2017, 4:12 AM


Barbara M
Saturday December 17, 2016, 2:11 AM

YES, with restrictions.

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