Persuasive Essay On Cloning Pros And Cons
What if patients no longer had to wait months for an organ transplant? Or if a new medicine could cure diseases, like diabetes and osteoporosis. What if we could save endangered species? But this all comes to an ethical disadvantage. Cloning can have great potential solutions to some great issues, but these solutions can never be developed if countries continue to ban cloning. Cloning is a great scientific discovery that can have benefits to cure diseases, save lives, save endangered species and bring families together.
Cloning is the process of replicating cells in order to obtain an identical copy of the “mother” donor. A problem is that cloning can be difficult to study and produce further research as there are ethical issues and new state laws that prohibit further research of cloning. The purpose of cloning is to create genetically identical humans, animals and animal cells, plants and plant cells, various body tissue cells in the human body, to save endangered or extinct species and to create or repair human organs. Cloning is not a new process, plants perform reproductive cloning all the time, as do our body cells (Taras, Stavroulakis, and Ortiz 341). There are also multiple types of …show more content…
Wilmut states that over two million “tube babies” have been born to families and their experiences have been wonderful (223). And as for uniqueness, the child would have their own environmental experiences that would make them unique. Also, Strong presents an argument that there could be reproductive cloning with genetic modification to add uniqueness to a child (654). Plus, couples should have the right to choose how they want to make their families; an argument can be made that by refusing women the option of reproductive cloning conflicts with Roe V.