Argument: Animal testing has significantly improved human welfare
The Foundation for Biomedical Research, an American interest group supporting animal research. - "Animal research has played a vital role in virtually every major medical advance of the last century."
Joseph E. Murray, MD, 1990 Nobel Laureate and professor emeritus, Harvard Medical School - "Animal experimentation has been essential to the development of all cardiac surgery, transplantation surgery, joint replacement and all vaccinations."
Coalition for Medical Progress launched ‘The People’s Petition’ on 20 April 2006. - "1) I believe that medical research is essential for developing new medical and veterinary treatments. I understand that finding safe and effective treatments and medicines requires some studies using animals."