The case for cosmetics animal testing

Green Jihad

This is an issue I have been meaning to address but haven’t found enough information about it until recently. A bill has just been introduced in Congress that will outlaw the use of animals in cosmetics testing. South Korea and Europe have banned the use of animals for cosmetics testing and efforts on the part of animal rights activists in other countries have attempted to highlight this issue. For example, in 2012 a woman in Great Britain subjected herself to methods allegedly used in testing animals for cosmetics. The proposed legislation is based on the assumption that animals are cruelly treated when used to test them for cosmetics. However, as a Fashionista article points out, nothing could be further from the truth and, I have no doubt, the methods PETA alleges are used on animal in cosmetics testing are not true either. As Fashionista explains:

Contrary to some of the…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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