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October 17, 2012
Who Won the Stem Cell War?
Remember when Christopher Reeves was going to walk again? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point.
Two elections ago, the hottest issue other than the Iraq War was embryonic stem cell research. Proponents of destroying human embryos in the name of science promised us that President Bush had held back science by not fully funding the research, and that embryo-destructive medical research was the solution to Christopher Reeve’s paralysis and Michael J. Fox’s Parkinsons. Then Vice-presidential candidate John Edwards, as well as Nancy Pelosi made astounding promises. While Bush restricted federal funding, states like California offered state funding, and one of the first acts of President Obama was to remove the restrictions of the Bush White House.
Have you noticed how little you’ve heard about it recently? Have you noticed that you have not heard of any successes? With millions of dollars spent and only one treatment at the human trial phase, it’s time to rethink. And tomorrow I will tell how one scientist just won the Nobel prize for doing just that. For thePointRadio.org, I’m John Stonestreet.
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