Minnesota Now Paying Scientists to Engage in Human Cloning
The state of Minnesota is now paying scientists to engage in the grisly practice of human cloning. After the state legislature failed to re-authorize a ban on state funded human cloning during the special session, it is now legal to use taxpayer dollars to create cloned human embryos.
The ban on the use of state taxpayer money had been in place since 2009 and encompassed all forms of human cloning, known also as somatic cell nuclear transfer, whether intended for reproductive or so-called therapeutic purposes. The University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute repeatedly testified during the legislative session against a permanent ban on state funding of human cloning, saying it wanted to leave open its option to clone human life with state funds....
"Scientists who create cloned human embryos typically dissect and kill the human clones within days after they are alive."
"Embryonic stem cell research has proved enormously controversial in the United States and in other nations such as Germany, France, and Japan. For the most part, the controversy over stem cell research has hinged on the morality of destroying human embryos to obtain stem cells to culture cell lines for research purposes."
Interesting that this controversy exists in a country which regularly kills the unborn child in the womb with regular monotony. OR is it???