Lobbying Against Compassion

  title={Lobbying Against Compassion},
  author={N{\'u}ria Almiron and Natalie Khazaal},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={256 - 275}
The entire span of animal research from captivity to death causes immense suffering for hundreds of millions of nonhuman animals every year. Their suffering also disturbs the public, which is increasingly aware—due to animal advocacy, scientists’ testaments, and growing direct evidence—that animals’ use in biomedical research is more a matter of tradition than any proven superiority of vivisection over other modes of experimentation. Yet in response, the vivisection industrial complex lobbies… 

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