As of august 2001 bush announced that limited federal

Info icon This preview shows pages 5–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
As of August 2001, Bush announced that limited federal funding has been passed, allowing stem cell research to continue its research, but through an executive order Senator Barack Obama, expanded the number of human embryonic stem cell lines that can be used. As of 2011, the federal government has decided to fund stem cell research, both embryonic and non-embryonic (Warren, Richie, 2011). Comment: The preceding paragraph is good since it establishes that a trend leaning towards stem cell research is present.
Image of page 5

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Peer Review 6 Why the religious community deems this research unethical? (Siegel, Andrew, 2008) At an ethical standpoint, many religious individuals believe that using human embryos for stem cell research should not be done because they are unborn children. 5) Why I believe that it is ethical and should be pursued? I believe that the only way that research such as this is unethical, is if scientists grew embryos for the sole purpose of stem cell study. In most cases, they use aborted embryo’s or would seek to use the high number of embryo’s left over from fertility treatments, that would normally be discarded with the trash (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011) . If some good can come from using these embryo’s why through them away. It’s not hurting anyone by doing so and it may be what saves another’s life. After a careful research and evaluation, the main problem lies within the ethical boundaries and peoples beliefs. The only solution to this is to get people to realize that this research is vital to much needed medical breakthroughs and that creating test tube babies for research is not necessary in order to perform these studies. If all fertility clinics would donate their unused embryos to stem cell research, this may no longer be an issue. They need to come to realize that fertility clinics disposing embryos instead of providing them to the scientists and physicians for the purpose of aiding others is far more unethical. Comment: Nice ending paragraph. To make it stronger I suggest that you end it with a nice rhetorical question in parallelism to your thesis paragraph which ended with a thought and
Image of page 6
Peer Review 7 emotion provoking question. However, be careful. The question’s goal is to elicit from the reader your thesis and not making him thinks again. References: American Association for the Advancement of Science. (2011, August 12). AAAS Policy Brief: Stem Cell Research . Retrieved from . Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2009, April 18). Stem cell Information: Stem cell basics . Retrieved from . Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Image of page 7

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 8
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern