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Gov Minister justifies animal experiments, claiming they save human lives. THIS is why we need the EDM 278 science hearing.

Government Minister Kit Malthouse MP repeatedly justifies horrific experiments on animals, claiming they are essential for the development of new human medicines – to save human lives. This is why we need the EDM 278 science hearing: to free the Government from advisors with a financial vested interest in animal experimentation, now widely reported to be entirely failing the search for human treatments and cures.

The Government Minister opens by stating if laboratory animals were included in the Animal Welfare Act there would be no animal experimentation:

The Government Minister Kit Malthouse justifying animal experiments by claiming they save human lives: