While this story is itself very very disturbing (Ukraine babies in stem cell probe) what worries me more is that it will no doubt play into the tabloid/neocon hands:
I can just see the argument: “look how evil it is, we must stop all stem cell research”, rather than “look what our prohibition is creating”.
- War on Drugs
- War on Terror
- and finally, the one they’ve all be moving towards, War on Science