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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.
Sunday November 23, 2014, 6:29 AM

Not at all! It's animal abuse.

Nyack Clancy
Wednesday November 19, 2014, 10:12 PM

If the animals suffer, never.

John B.
Saturday November 15, 2014, 1:41 AM

No, as there are better alternatives.

M.N. J.
Sunday November 2, 2014, 1:04 AM

If the animals suffer, never.

Nyack Clancy
Saturday October 25, 2014, 10:28 PM

We need new polls

Andreas Ioannou
Saturday October 25, 2014, 10:20 AM

By no means.

Sue H.
Tuesday October 14, 2014, 7:27 PM


Sandy G.
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 8:18 PM

Hell no! Use people or computer models. Do your research!! Animal models are ineffective over 75% of the time. And research knows it but it's an easy way to get free grant money.

Magdalena J.
Monday August 18, 2014, 1:12 AM


Nimue P.
Sunday July 6, 2014, 5:28 PM

Vivisection is torture, murder, scientific fraud, and morally wrong. So that would be NO.

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