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The Buzz

"The Buzz" Continued...

Issue: "Northern light," Sept. 20, 2008

In a different platform section, the convention approved language opposing all embryonic stem-cell research. "There was the Bush position, which says if you don't create the embryos for the purpose of reproduction, then it's okay to experiment on them and destroy them," Shackelford said. "My position was that no matter why you created them, it's not OK to experiment on and kill human embryos. We had a fight on that and won."

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