Should Stem Cell Research Be Permitted? NO

Perkins, Tony
March 2009
U.S. News Digital Weekly;3/13/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p16
This article presents the views of Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, on whether stem cell research should be permitted in the U.S. He cites some examples of patients who were treated successfully with stem cells. He points out that the stem cells used to treat these patients were cord blood or adult stem cells and not human embryonic stem cells. He says there are inherent biological obstacles to any potential use of embryonic stem cells for human therapies.


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