[extropy-chat] Re: Stem Cell politics in the US: House Votes to Ease Stem Cell Restrictions

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Tue May 24 23:17:16 UTC 2005


< Bush called the bill a mistake and said he would veto it. The House 
approved it by a 238-194 vote, far short of the two-thirds majority that 
would be needed to override a veto.

"This bill would take us across a critical ethical line by creating new 
incentives for the ongoing destruction of emerging human life," the 
president said Tuesday. "Crossing this line would be a great mistake." >

But this is so easily resolved. All the president needs to do is redefine 
these embryos as Iraqi bystanders, or induct them into the American armed 

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