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Goal: 60,000 Progress: 33,131
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

It's hard to believe that even as one of the most technologically-advanced countries in the world, the United States continues to use live animals for military testing strategies. The US military uses dogs, pigs, ferrets and rabbits as subjects in harmful and often deadly experiments to simulate combat situations. In one such test, animals are fed lethal chemicals until they die.

These practices are archaic and obsolete—new tests have been developed that don't require the use of live animals. The results of these tests aren't even reliable, as one can never be sure whether their impacts on animals will be the same as those on humans. The fact is, there is no real need to continue harmful experimentation on animals.

Sign the petition asking US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to cease the use of animals in all military testing procedures.

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Dear Secretary Ashton Carter,

I was horrified to learn of the injustices being performed on innocent animals in the name of military testing and experimentation. While I understand the need for research and development with regards to combat and training, I do not see the need to harm animals in the process. With all of the advancements we have made as a nation in technology, weaponry, and health sciences, I find it hard to believe that there aren't alternatives that don't sacrifice innocent animals' lives.

What's more, none of these testing scenarios have ever been proven to accurately represent the effects that such trials would have on humans. It's futile to kill or injure innocent animals without even knowing the efficacy of the experimental methods.

As a concerned animal advocate, I am writing to ask that you put a stop to all harmful military testing on animals. The animals don't deserve this kind of treatment, and there are other ways to conduct your experiments.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Jul 25, 2016 Eveline Maarschalk
Jul 25, 2016 Larisa Long
Jul 24, 2016 Eva Kolmanová
Jul 24, 2016 Andrew Sulay
Jul 24, 2016 Ariadna Alonso
Jul 23, 2016 Angela Augustine
Jul 23, 2016 William T. Wondolowski
Jul 22, 2016 Nicola Stewart
Jul 22, 2016 Isabel Owen
Jul 22, 2016 Julie Sampson
Jul 22, 2016 Shannon McCann
Jul 22, 2016 Deirdre Newsom
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Jul 20, 2016 Jacob Spillman
Jul 20, 2016 Mary DANDREA
Jul 20, 2016 L Roberts
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Jul 20, 2016 Irene Hodge
Jul 20, 2016 Ayla Bagcilar
Jul 19, 2016 Elizabeth Aguirre
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Jul 18, 2016 Katarina Čiček
Jul 18, 2016 barb neise
Jul 16, 2016 Suzette Hoyt
Jul 16, 2016 Joanne Picca Kindness, care and compassion for all animals.
Jul 15, 2016 Debbie Cornell
Jul 15, 2016 Lacey Smith
Jul 15, 2016 Tamara Renner
Jul 15, 2016 chris garvey
Jul 15, 2016 Eleonora Bacchini
Jul 14, 2016 angel moser
Jul 14, 2016 Sigrid Fellner
Jul 14, 2016 Silke Jahn
Jul 14, 2016 Marga Star Stop Testing on Animals.
Jul 14, 2016 Jocelyne Brin
Jul 14, 2016 Christie Mello
Jul 13, 2016 Erin Sanders
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Jul 13, 2016 Michelle Fortener
Jul 11, 2016 catherine mengani
Jul 11, 2016 Gabby Schelthoff
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Jul 10, 2016 Yael Trock
Jul 10, 2016 Liana Trock
Jul 10, 2016 Dennis Braun
Jul 9, 2016 Shawna Looney
Jul 9, 2016 zorina swetlana
Jul 9, 2016 kostya yushin
Jul 9, 2016 Carolyn Crawford

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