Skip to comments.Animal-rights extremism endangers human rights
Posted on 08/06/2009 6:31:59 PM PDT by missycocopuffs
When General Electric Co. subsidiary GE Healthcare recently unveiled its plan to use human embryonic stem cells in its drug trials, the company proudly touted one of the plan's potential benefits: Using stem cells derived from the destruction of human embryos may make the experiments on rats unnecessary.
"This could replace, to a large extent, animal trials," Konstantin Fiedler of GE Healthcare told a reporter, according to Reuters news agency. "Once you have human cells and you can get them in a standardized way, like you get right now your lab rats in a standardized way, you can actually do those experiments on those cells."
Well, that's a relief. Researchers may need to kill a few million embryonic human beings for the sake of scientific progress, but at least they will not continue perpetuating a true atrocity like the mass murder of mice. PETA must be proud.
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Well, no more GE products for us!