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Snake oil antidote

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Aug 02, 2004

The case for embryonic stem-cell research is fashionable, but illogical and immoral. (See the item below.)

For a quick, powerful statement of the case against, based on logic and moral principle, see Robert P. George at National Review Online.

George heard Ron Reagan's overheated tribute to cloning at the Democratic convention ("Sound like magic? Welcome to the future of medicine?"), and quickly applied some ice water:

Sound like snake oil? Welcome to the present of politics.
But there's much more-- in a short essay. Read the whole thing.

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