Let's be clear at the outset--this research destroying and using human embryos doesn't stop--it's just blocked for now from funding with taxpayer dollars.
Consider that, in contrast, adult stem cells and cord blood cells are actually helping to cure people in practice.
The question remains. Do we think it's right to deliberately destroy a human life in order to perhaps prolong another one? Where should our law stand?
Dennis Byrne: Federal Judge Blocks Human Experiments Prompting Left Wing to Hyperbolize
Adam Keiper and Yuval Levin: Stem Cells, Life, and the Law
Steve Chapman: Inconvenient facts about stem cell research
Perhaps we should refer to these inconvenient turned convenient embryos as the Tusekegee babies.
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