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- Human Clone:Who Is Related To Whom

The response of most scientific and political leaders to the prospect of human cloning, indeed of Dr. Wilmut as well, was of immediate and strong condemnation.1 In the united states President Clinton immediately federal financing of human cloning research and asked privately funded scientists to halt such work until the newly formed National Bioethics Advisory Commission could review the “troubling' ethical and legal immplicatios.2 The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized human cloning as ethically unacceptable as it would violate some of the basic principles which govern medically assisted reproduction.3 A few more cautious voices were heard, both suggesting some possible benefits from the use of human cloning in limited circumstances and questioning its too quick prohibition, but they were a clear minority. This paper reviews argument on Human Cloning.

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