Can someone explain this mindset to me?
President Obama said Monday that he will ensure the government never "opens the door" for human cloning, before signing an order to lift restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
Some critics say the stem cell research can lead to human cloning, but Obama said his administration would develop "strict guidelines" to avoid such experimentation.
"We cannot ever tolerate misuse or abuse. And we will ensure that our government never opens the door to the use of cloning for human reproduction," Obama said. "It is dangerous, profoundly wrong, and has no place in our society, or any society."
The stem-cell research in question requires the destruction of a human embryo. Whether you think it's just a clump of cells or the beginning of a pre-born baby, it's still life. Cloning involves the creation of another human being. Why is the creation of life more horrifying than its de