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The Truth About Vivisection

JAMA. 1938;111(9):868-869. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790350108029.
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Nowhere has there been a more complete or comprehensive puncturing of the claims of the antivivisectionists than in England, where two royal commissions have gone into the matter exhaustively and in each instance have brought in conclusions favorable to the continuation of the use of animals in research. They have, in other words, found the claims of the opponents of scientific research untenable. Yet, as this book points out, the activities of the antis continue unabated and are based, as always, on the same old tissue of lies, evasions, garbling of quotations, suppression of evidence, emotionalism, hair tearing, breast beating, and screaming charges which are never substantiated. This little book brings the picture of antivivisectionism in England down to date by cataloguing the activities of the sect since the second royal commission of 1906; the first royal commission met in 1875. The author points out that in spite of the


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