New poll reveals US united against cosmetics animal tests
79% of Americans support nationwide law to end cosmetics animal testing
People across all age groups and political views are united against cosmetics tests on animals. Cruelty Free International
“In a difficult political climate, this is an issue that could be a shining example of unity. A federal end to cosmetics animal testing in the USA wins strong support from Americans of all political and ideological affiliations. Our work in states has proven that there is an appetite for legislative action on this issue with three state bans poised to come into effect early next year and similar bills pending in other states,” said Monica Engebretson, our North America Campaign Manager. The representative poll also reveals that women, who are the major consumers of cosmetics, are overwhelmingly against animal testing of cosmetics, with 78% opposed. The poll results also challenge the notion that animal testing for cosmetics is not a concern amongst conservatives, with 71% of respondents who identify as “very conservative” saying they would support a federal prohibition.
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