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Humane Society Promotes Inhumane Animal Torture

"The end justifies the means."
- Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli

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The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is not at all humane to experimental laboratory creatures who continue to suffer pain and die by the hands of men.

In order to argue the benefits of a plant-based diet, HSUS promotes animal research and in doing so, supports vivisectionists who make absurd conclusions based upon the laboratory torture of sentient mice and rats.

Recently, an HSUS employee has been lecturing and writing about the carcinogenic nature of caramel color used as a food additive.

By citing the International Journal of Environmental Health (Vol. 18) experiment which induces cancer upon innocent laboratory victims, HSUS irresponsibly supports animal research.

HSUS uses such Nazi-style laboratory experiments to promote a vegan diet, and more importantly, to raise millions of dollars to promote compassion to all animals by in fact promoting just the opposite.

Under which HSUS rug is compassion swept as cancer is induced upon living creatures and then the animals killed and necropsied to achieve deceptive conclusions?

Laboratory rats have completely different sets of digestive enzymes than do humans. Laboratory rats also lack gall bladders which play important roles in human digestion. It is intellectually unjust to apply rat research studies to people. It is morally unfair to do so and then raise money intended to prevent others from doing the sane. Such HSUS behavior is a sham.

Consider: Half of the cancers rats get do not occur in mice, and half of the cancers mice get, do not occur in rats. How then, could one apply a furry long-tailed sharp-toothed rat or mouse to a human, when one species of rodent cannot fairly be compared to another?

Human gallbladders store bile which is secreted into the small intestine where large fat molecules are efficiently  broken down into smaller ones so that they can be used for energy. That internal housekeeping task is regulated by the human digestive hormone, cholesystokinin. As rats lack gallbladders, applying rat research to human physiology is no more than a trick used by deceivers with ulterior motives. In the case of HSUS, the means justifies the end, and the end is the millions of dollars in funding waiting to be harvested. That guile, my friends, is nothing more than bile.

HSUS continues to promote rat and mouse research by citing offensive experiments, such as a second one they cite in the Archives of Toxicology, Vol. 82.

The ENDS of HSUS are to raise enormous amounts of money donated by well-meaning people who care about animal compassion. The MEANS of HSUS are to promote animal research in order to prove such non-scientific points to promote vegan diets. The HSUS ENDS do not justify the HSUS MEANS.

"If the end does not justify the means - what can?"
- Edward Abbey

"When you're a liar, a person of low moral fortitude, really any explanation you need to be true can be true. Especially if you're smart enough. You can figure out a way to justify anything."
- Samuel Witwer

"The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end."
- Leon Trotsky

Robert Cohen

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