20 Apr '12, 8pm

Government Pays for Useless, Cruel Animal Experiments | Care2 Causes

Government Pays for Useless, Cruel Animal Experiments | Care2 Causes

Tens of millions of animals are prisoners in research labs where scientists conduct experiments on them. Some experiments are lethal; the subjects of others live to see another day — and another experiment. Much of this research is not only cruel, it is useless and even silly. The federal National Institutes of Health likely spends well over a billion dollars on vivisection every year. It is supposed to fund research that will help extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability (for humans). But a significant portion of its grant money goes towards research that doesn’t serve NIH’s mission at all. Many people resign themselves to or even champion animal research as an indispensable tool for saving human lives, but alternatives exist, and there would be more of them if the federal administration did what Congress told it to do. NIH has turned its back ...

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care2.com 26 Apr '12, 6pm

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care2.com 20 Apr '12, 10am

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care2.com 09 Apr '12, 8pm

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care2.com 21 Apr '12, 5pm

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care2.com 21 Apr '12, 12am

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care2.com 21 Apr '12, 11pm

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care2.com 21 Apr '12, 10pm

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care2.com 29 Apr '12, 11pm

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