Re: Cloning given the kook treatment.

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Thu Mar 29 2001 - 12:12:47 MST

Oh of course, I'm thinking more along the lines of Dr. Moreau.... ;) The
problems can't be fixed unless research is allowed. All the US
legislation (and in other developed countries) is doing is ensuring that
the test subjects will be third worlders, under no legal protections...

"Michael M. Butler" wrote:
> If we are talking about cloning an entire person, I think there are serious questions about gene expression,
> mitochondrial DNA and (maybe) telomeres. I think it's important to treat these concerns with respect, if we want to
> steer clear of Mengele and the slave boats.
> And I, for one, do.
> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Apparently the hype about congressional hearings on cloning are being
> > spun to make cloning seem too kooky to trust to be done safely without
> > 'mutations' and 'defects', thus justifying government regulation and
> > intervention.

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