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Amendment 2 Legal Battles Don’t Reflect Reality of Lack of Cloning

February 28th, 2008 by mopns · No Comments

Phil Jarrett

My distrust of clones began shortly after seeing “Jurassic Park.” Chomped-off limbs, victims of cloned T. rexes and raptors taught me the dangers of this line of science. And that was before I saw “Star Wars.”

In November 2006, Missourians passed Amendment 2, an amendment called the “ban on human cloning.” It seemed the Show-Me State finally was taking an aggressive stance against potential armies of evil clones. The sad reality: The amendment was about preventing the blanket outlawing of stem-cell research. Pro-life groups across the state began an aggressive campaign to enlighten the public to this fact, including a commercial starring Jim Caviezel (you know, Jesus in “Passion of the Christ”) saying in Aramaic (the language Jesus spoke), “Father forgive them. They know not what they do.”

The real Jesus said that, but I doubt he was talking about stem cells.

I digress. Read more…



Tags: Abortion · Decision '08

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