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The injustice of excluding laboratory rats, mice, and birds from the Animal Welfare Act.
|Title||The injustice of excluding laboratory rats, mice, and birds from the Animal Welfare Act.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2000|
|Journal||Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal|
|Keywords||ANIMAL , Animal Experimentation , Animal Welfare , animals , Birds , Federal , Federal Government , Formal , Government , Government Regulation , industry , Pain , Politics , Rodentia , SOCIAL , Social Change , Social Control, Formal , Social Justice , United , United States|
A major shortcoming of the Animal Welfare Act is its exclusion of the species most-used in experimentation -- rats, mice, and birds. A brief history of how these species came to be excluded from the laws protecting laboratory animals is also provided, as well as discussion of the implications and significance of expanding the law.
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