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

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Poll Results: 8,513 votes
54%
If the animals suffer, never.
 
32%
You have to find a balance between animal pain and relief of human suffering.
 
8%
Other.
 
6%
If it alleviates human suffering, always.
 

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


NO

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


YES, with restrictions.

Philippa Powers
Thursday December 8, 2016, 11:20 AM


Never.

David C.
Monday November 28, 2016, 1:44 PM


yes, ask yourself the question "if you loved one could live a normal healthy life, rather than die early (or painfully or etc)" and realize that sometimes animal experiments have helped before you answer


John B.
Thursday November 17, 2016, 6:22 AM


NO!

Andrea A.
Thursday November 10, 2016, 7:59 AM


Absolutely cruel! It's animal abuse.

Joanne p.
Sunday October 30, 2016, 11:55 AM


ty

natasha salgado
Sunday October 23, 2016, 11:49 AM


NEVER

Bayla D.
Friday September 23, 2016, 4:08 AM


Yes, if they're well cared for.

BarbSite Issues V.
Monday September 5, 2016, 3:36 AM


If the animals suffer, never.



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