Friday, April 13, 2007

April 13 Law & Order discusses embryonic stem cell research

Some great quotes on the April 13, 2007 episode of Law & Order.

Separately, note: Fetomaternal Cell Trafficking and the Stem Cell Debate: Gender Matters, Bianchi and Fisk JAMA.2007; 297: 1489-1491.


Blogger Lawrence B. Ebert said...

The episode was Talking Points (first broadcast 2 Feb 07):

A student is shot at a politically charged college assembly and the investigation leads to a Ph.D. student dealing in embryonic-stem-cell research who intended to shoot right wing commentator Judith Barlow, "the most hated bitch in America ", “makes Ann Coulter look like Mary Poppins”]]

A good line, evoking both the re-exam of the Thomson patents and the plagiarism flap over Cha was: “chickens chattering in the churchyard.”

Distinct possibility of no cure in his lifetime. Ideology is one thing; hyperbole is another.

Barlow character: I have four number one best sellers; how many does Antonin Scalia have?

One cell in one dish on one hand. Murder is murder.
Cloning embryos to kill them strains morality.
Trotting out another spaz to save their lives.
She says the lives of the embryos are just as valuable as people. I am better than the cells in the Petri dish.
If God created man in his image, …

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