Stem Cell Research: The Right To Save Life?

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Many people all over the United States and the world suffer untreatable, life threatening diseases. If stem cell research is funded these disease would not only be cured but prevented. This cure could save 100’s of millions of Americans lives and could prevent millions of more cases. “Laura Dominguez had her accident on July 3, 2001.Aftewards she had no movement of her legs and hips,” Laura was 18 at the time of the accident (Nelson). Laura went to many rehabilitation centers to try to recover what she had lost but to no avail she did not see any improvement. After an experimental surgery with the use of stem cells Laura was able to point her toes and with braces she was able to walk short distances again. Not only can stem cell research regenerate …show more content…
In fact, stem cell research fulfills the Christian duty to save lives. Nancy Pelosi who has been a member of the labor, health and human services subcommittee says, “Many religious leaders endorse this bill because of their respect for life and because they believe science, within the bounds of ethics and religious beliefs, can save lives and improve its quality”. Just one life can save hundreds of thousands and it will help improve the quality and lifespan of everyone’s life. Stem cell research could be the answer to many families’ prayers who have sick loved ones. If stem cell research does not get funded, the embryos that are abandoned by couples will be destroyed. Hutto says “If not used for medical research, the vast majority of these unused embryos would be frozen for indefinite periods or destroyed”. This means that if stem cell research does not get funded all of the embryos will be wasted. So why waste when we can put them to a good use and help save lives. Stem cell research gives these embryos that were forgotten a chance to cure diseases that kill thousands of

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