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Despite a recent decline in the number of animals being used in research, the debate continues over whether it is ethical and necessary to use animals for science and product testing. Supporters argue that continuing animal research is necessary to protect humans from disease and dangerous products, while opponents believe that animal research is ethically wrong and the scientific results are often not applicable to humans.
A collection of essays exploring varying viewpoints on animal experimentation discusses such issues as the rights of animals, the ethical questions surrounding the tactics of animal rights activists, and the role of animal experimentation in medical research.
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