I believe it is unethical to use human life, even young embryonic life
, to advance science," Perkins was quoted by the Christian Post as saying.
Scientists from the University of Wisconsin at Madison announced that they have identified four genes that, when manipulated, can force a skin cell back to the embryonic stage, creating a potentially unlimited supply of stem cells without having to destroy human embryonic life
If the woman still wants the drug, and if the pharmacist's religious or ethical beliefs oppose potentially ending embryonic life
, she should not be required to fill this prescription.
Add this to the Democrats' constant refrain of how such research will improve lives ravaged by disease--destruction of embryonic life
, of course, be damned--and though the parties' goals differ, an-unholy bipartisanship is in the making.
In their view, cloning's potential to relieve human suffering outweighs moral concerns about embryonic life