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August 05, 2005

James Dobson criticized for exposing the truth

From WiredNews...

Critics demanded an apology Thursday from the founder of the Christian ministry Focus on the Family after he compared the ethics of embryonic stem cell research to Nazi experiments on Holocaust victims.

James Dobson made the comments Wednesday during his radio show, which reaches an estimated 220 million people worldwide....

"We condemn what the Nazis did because there are some things that we always could do but we haven't done, because science always has to be guided by ethics and by morality," Dobson said. "And you remove ethics and morality, and you get what happened in Nazi Germany."...

Dobson was not available for comment Thursday. Carrie Gordon Earll, senior analyst for bioethics for Focus on the Family, said Dobson would not apologize.

"The Nazi experiment analogy is accurate and appropriate," she said. "If any apologies are due, it is advocates of destroying embryonic humans who should be apologizing."

People who like straddling ethical fences don't like being exposed for what they are. Embryonic Stem Cell research is as immoral as what the Nazis did. Closing your eyes and pretending it's not, won't change that.

Posted by Danny Carlton at August 5, 2005 11:28 AM

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