Animal Experiments

11. Animal Rights in 2020 Hindsight

Approaching the year 2020 affords an opportune time to look back at the social changes we’ve wrought since the birth of our movement 40 years ago. Sometimes, the slow pace of social change makes us wonder whether our efforts are bearing fruit. As our movement’s oldest activist, I can provide an encouraging long-term perspective. A …

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06. Don’t Cut the Animals

Exploitation of animals in the name of science came much later in the history of human civilization than their exploitation for labor, religious sacrifices, and food. Despite a few sporadic reports of animal experiments dating back to the 4th century BCE, the advent of vivisection is generally associated with William Harvey’s discovery of the circulation …

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