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Embryonic Research And Moral Bullying

14 years, 9 months ago

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Posted on Dec 23, 2004, 10 a.m. By Bill Freeman

(From Reason Online). Ronald Bailey on the theological and moral debate over embryonic stem cell research in the US: "Millions of intelligent people of good will maintain that seven-day-old embryos have the exact same moral standing as do readers of this column. Acting on this sincere belief, they are trying to block biomedical research on human embryonic stem cells that is desired by millions of their fellow citizens.
(From Reason Online). Ronald Bailey on the theological and moral debate over embryonic stem cell research in the US: "Millions of intelligent people of good will maintain that seven-day-old embryos have the exact same moral standing as do readers of this column. Acting on this sincere belief, they are trying to block biomedical research on human embryonic stem cells that is desired by millions of their fellow citizens. ... Should we halt current human embryonic stem-cell research while these possible new avenues of research are being explored? Absolutely not. That would be surrendering to the moral bullying of a minority that wants to halt promising medical research that could cure millions on theological grounds that many of their fellow citizens do not share."

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