Human Embryo Experimentation

Human Embryo Experimentation

by Christine Watkins


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737755800
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 07/08/2011
Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Human Embryonic Research Benefits Society Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research 10

2 The Benefit from Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Is Exaggerated Gene Tarne David Prentice 20

3 An Embryo Should Be Considered a Human Being Robert P. George Christopher Tollefsen 31

4 An Embryo Should Not Be Considered a Human Being Ronald A. Lindsay 38

5 Stem Cell Research Should Be Federally Funded Michael Rugnetta Michael Peroski 43

6 Stem Cell Research Should Be Privately Funded Sigrid Fry-Revere Molly Elgin 50

7 Federal Funds Would Be Better Spent on Adult Stem Cell Research Michael Fumento 59

8 Human Embryo Cloning Should Be Banned William L. Saunders 65

9 Therapeutic Cloning of Human Embryos Should Be Allowed Michael J. Sandel 72

10 Embryonic Stem Cell Research Threatens Women's Health Diane Beeson Abby Lippman 81

11 The Government Should Establish Egg Donor Registries Jennifer Schneider 91

Organizations to Contact 100

Bibliography 106

Index 111

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