From the April, 2004 issue of Touchstone
Stem-Cell Options by Robert P. George

Stem-Cell Options

A Report from the President’s Council on Bioethics

by Robert P. George

Following is our senior editor Robert P. George’s statement introducing “Monitoring Stem Cell Research: A report of the President’s Council on Bioethics,” issued on January 15, 2004. His report begins by acknowledging the differences in the nation and on the council on such questions as “the moral standing of the human embryo and the moral permissibility of deliberately taking embryonic human life,” and continues:

It should be understood that the purpose of this report is descriptive rather than prescriptive. It sets forth facts and reports opinions; it does not take positions on matters on which the council is divided.

Those of us who believe that a policy of funding research involving . . .


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