Answering the Missouri Cures Ethics Trainwreck

Or, why the Missouri Cures Initiative needs to be repealed

(Note: I’ve had this on the back burner for a very long time.  Now that I have a blog, I suppose it’ll work, so I dusted it up, added a few notes, and here it is.  And I’m also really thinking about renaming this blog to Dave’s Ethics Emporium.)

So the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures has a page entitled “Myths and Facts” (http://mclc.convio.net/site/PageNavigator/Learn/learn_mythsandfacts) about stem cell research.  I decided to go through and answer the little questionnaire to see what would happen.  I was rather surprised to see the responses to those who oppose embryonic stem cell research–hereafter ESCR.

Let’s see if their defenses hold water, shall we?  For that matter, let’s see if they can even ask or answer the right questions.

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