Finally, the FDA has signaled that it wants to end animal testing after decades and decades of hard work by animal rights activists.

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This could save thousands of animals that are used and abused in testing facilities. However, the agency does not have a timeline on this, they have only so far requested $5 million in its upcoming year budget to research how to make this shift.

Animals in laboratories experience horrific suffering and death. On top of that, the animals come from breeding facilities where they often aren’t given proper veterinary care, food, or water and live in terrible and cramped conditions. The passage of this bill will be a huge step forward for non-human animals and society as a whole.

According to PETA, the National Institutes of Health wastes $12 billion annually on animal testing that does not lead anywhere. These experiments on animals fail 90 percent of the time! The research used on animals rarely correlates when it is tested on humans, making it a waste of money and unnecessary. Monkeys, mice, rats, and dogs are all used in animal experiments nationwide. It’s time countries ban animal experimentation altogether, as it also hurts humans.

Sign this petition to demand the FDA set a goal for ending animal testing and request more funding to make this goal happen!

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