Check out DefCon's newest ad campaign. I love it! It makes me sick that Christian extremists have enough influence that they can shape our nation's science agenda. Even if effective treatments based on stem cell research a years away (and this appears to be the case), we should be interested in speeding up the process rather than blocking it. Denying people medical treatment because of one's willful ignorance and religious delusion is despicable.
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