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Ring, Rick. "Peta Continues to Claw at Columbia Scientists." Journal of Clinical Investigation. 115.5 (2005): 1108. Print. The article reports that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. (PETA) has been aggressively campaigning for animal rights since its inception in 1980, when its undercover investigation of a Maryland primate laboratory exposed numerous abuses. Ring states that “this investigation resulted in the first-ever conviction of animal researchers and the first Supreme Court victory for laboratory animals in the U.S. PETA, with over 800,000 members, is the world's largest animal rights support group” (Ring). The group broadcasts its continuing struggle against laboratory animal abuse with very public, eye-catching and provocative campaigns.
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Unformatted text preview: This source is reliable because it includes actual information involving an investigation and a court case. The article includes the successes of PETA where more than 800,000 members supported the case and are still supporting animal rights every day through their dedication. The article was published in 2005 so it is fairly recent and reliable. The author’s authority on the topic is indicated by his work in the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. (PETA). This source works towards helping me answer my inquiry question by providing specific instances where animals were not treated ethically which in fact lead to a court case in which PETA won. I am against animal testing and this article clarifies my reasoning’s....
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