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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.
Friday August 12, 2016, 3:38 PM

Absolutely cruel! It's animal abuse.

CatVet D.
Wednesday July 27, 2016, 7:39 AM

Yes, it's scientifically necessary.

Janis K.
Wednesday May 18, 2016, 6:39 PM


Andrea A.
Monday May 9, 2016, 8:13 AM

Absolutely cruel! It's animal abuse.

Denise D.
Sunday April 24, 2016, 11:39 AM


Antiope K.
Tuesday March 29, 2016, 12:17 PM


Ana Váquez
Monday March 7, 2016, 11:15 AM


Nicola F.
Tuesday March 1, 2016, 12:06 PM

No, there are cruelty free ways but these research companies won't pay the money.

Andrea A.
Wednesday February 10, 2016, 5:53 AM

Absolutely cruel! It's animal abuse.

Natasha Salgado
Sunday January 10, 2016, 12:53 PM

NO--it is never okay.

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