Thursday, February 08, 2007

Alternatives to embryonic stem cells

It seems another alternative to embryonic stem cells has been discovered.

It's way past time to end the push for embryonic stem cells. Between adult stem cells, amniotic stem cells, and stem cells from things like the plcenta, there are avenues that can achieve the cures for diseases like Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and others. We do not need to head into the ethical swamps that go with the use of embryonic stem cells.

All the push for embryonic stem cells has become is a way to beat people over the head as uncompassionate because they oppose a course of action that they feel is wrong. Using the suffering of ill people for political gain is wrong as well. It is way past time for this debate to end.

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