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The Tricky Way America Allows Corporations to Torture Animals Under Cover of Science

The main law that oversees animal experimentation is the 1966 Animal Welfare Act (aka the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act). Under the law, all forms of experimentation on animals is legally acceptable despite better and more accurate research methods currently in existence. A few states have banned product testing on animals so long as alternatives are available.  The law does require minimal standards of “humane treatment” before the animals are tortured, however. But, even when the rules are complied with, the standards are anything but humane.  Read more...

 

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