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

Mike Lorrey mlorrey at yahoo.com
Thu May 26 00:15:16 UTC 2005

--- The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Adrian Tymes <wingcat at pacbell.net> wrote:
> > No can do: they're American citizens if they (would
> > be) born on
> > American soil; it'd requrie a constitutional
> > amendment to change that,
> > and try though he has, he hasn't been able to get
> > any amendment saying
> > anything about biotech through Congress.
> Well theoretically he could name them "enemy
> combatants" under the USA-PATRIOT Act and they would
> lose their protection of being a citizen. Then we
> could ship them off to the embryo farm in Guatanamo.
> They are after all the souless armies of the
> antichrist. ;)

Do you think we aren't already? Roosevelt declared all Americans
enemies of the state in 1933 and it's been that way since. They honor
the Constitution as a PR measure, not because they really have to.

Mike Lorrey
Vice-Chair, 2nd District, Libertarian Party of NH
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.
It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."
                                      -William Pitt (1759-1806) 
Blog: http://intlib.blogspot.com

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