For Speedy Launch:
November 9, 2023
David Perle 202-483-7382
Norfolk, Va. – “I knew it was unhealthy, however I simply didn’t realize it was this unhealthy” and “That needs to be legal.” That is how celebrities—together with actors Emilio Rivera, Theo Rossi, and Kate del Castillo—are reacting to disturbing video footage from PETA that reveals how animals are mutilated and killed within the laboratory experimentation business.
Sitting in entrance of a monitor, every celeb watched precise footage of experimenters tearing child monkeys away from their moms and implanting electrodes of their skulls, crushing cats’ spines, force-feeding canines poisonous chemical substances, mutilating owls’ brains, puncturing the intestines of mice in order that feces leaked into their stomachs, and terrorizing songbirds with the sounds of predators.
“I don’t perceive how they sleep,” a tearful Rossi says in regards to the experimenters. Outraged, his former co-star Rivera provides, “What are we gonna be taught from that?”
Research present that 90% of fundamental analysis—most of which entails animals—fails to result in remedies for people and that 95% of all new medicines that check protected and efficient in animals later fail in human medical trials. But yearly, 110 million animals die in U.S. laboratories and the Nationwide Institutes of Well being spends $20 billion—practically half its annual finances—on animal research. PETA scientists’ Analysis Modernization Deal presents proof of the failure of animal experimentation and supplies a technique for changing such experiments with superior, human-relevant strategies.
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals should not ours to experiment on”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data on PETA’s investigative newsgathering and reporting, please go to PETA.org, hearken to The PETA Podcast, or observe the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.