Strappado Wrack

Strappado Wrack
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Cells, Science and Morality

As expected, the Bush announcement on Federal Funding of embryonic stem cells, hasn't pleased everyone. But consensus is seldom the basis for making decisions, and certainly not a moral one. President Bush made the wrong choice, but his sincere and impassioned appeal for a return to moral conduct and ethical behavior is rare for presidential speeches. The decision only affects the expenditure of Federal Funds for research on these " 60 genetically diverse stem cell lines already existing ". 

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