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To: so_real
Once again, these are not just "adult" stem cell results, they are autologous stem cells, i.e., using the patient's own cells reverted to stem form. This completely avoids histocompatibility issues since it's literally helping the body to heal itself.

Injecting foreign tissues into one's body, be they of adult or embryonic origin, just isn't "natural". It's a measure of how much the abortion agenda has taken control of the MSM-reported debate over stem-cells that the key issue of autologous vs. everything else still goes widely unreported and unnoticed by the general public.

The pro-life movement would do well to focus the real debate on this point rather than characterizing this as embryionic vs. adult stem cells. "We want to help your body heal itself" has no rebuttal. Look at the literature. All of the real stem-cell results involve autologous stems, so there's no need to fall into the abortion trap in debating this issue.

14 posted on 06/04/2009 6:53:41 AM PDT by AustinBill (consequence is what makes our choices real)
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To: AustinBill

Why is the left determined to use embryos? I suspect there is a market for fetal tissue, anybody know what Planned Parenthood does with it? I sent them an email asking, never got a reply.


17 posted on 06/04/2009 7:10:50 AM PDT by beefree
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To: AustinBill

Of course you are right! To be technically accurate I, and they, should have used the term “autologous”. However, the battle of the day is to expose the evil, and therefore worthlessness, of pursuing “embryonic” stem cell use. My use the term “adult” was intended to serve that purpose — to make that distinction between the two. As soon as the baby-vs-adult battle is won, I’ll make an effort to keep my adjectives accurate. Thanks!


20 posted on 06/04/2009 10:14:29 AM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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