More on the emerging tragedy that is the Obama Administration..
From the LA Times:
White House sources say key restrictions on federal funding will be lifted Monday. Social conservatives protest that the move will 'aid the destruction of innocent human life.'...
...In changing the policy, Obama may further anger social conservatives who believe that the research is immoral because human embryos are destroyed in the course of obtaining stem cells. Many are already upset at Obama for reversing Bush administration policies that restricted abortion services.
House Minority Leader John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said federal funding should be directed to research on stem cells not derived from embryos."The question is whether taxpayer dollars should be used to subsidize the destruction of precious human life," Boehner said in a statement Friday. "Millions of Americans strongly oppose that, and rightfully so. Taxpayer dollars should not aid the destruction of innocent human life."Administration officials did not provide much detail Friday about the order that Obama plans to sign at a White House ceremony Monday. One official said the president would emphasize "a return to sound science," a theme that Obama and other Democratic candidates talked about often during last year's presidential campaign....(more)
Is that the best question we can come up with? .."Whether 'taxpayer dollars should be used to subsidize the destruction of precious human life'.." If that is the best we can do then perhaps we are too far gone. The president would emphasize "a return to sound science," without reference to the sacredness of life or the ethical and moral implications of research and sacrifice on the weakest. This is not sound. This is diabolical.