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Vatican Against ‘Ethical’ Stem Cells

A new technique of harvesting stem cells without destroying the embryos is coming under fire from the Vatican as unethical. What do you think?
  • "I expect this kind of knee-jerk moral grandstanding from Bush, but the Vatican?"

    Blain Gunsrud Spot Welder
  • "I wish, time and time again, that the Vatican were not composed of the foremost scientists on embryonic research in the world. This makes it very difficult for anyone to argue a case against them, and we are repeatedly left at an impasse."

    Ivan Andresen Music Promoter
  • "It serves those scientists right for trying to slip under the Vatican's ethical radar with these disease-eradicating, life-saving experiments."

    Kelly Miller Stained Glass Artisan

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