The Benefits Of Therapeutic Cloning

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For years and years clones have been viewed as a negative thing. But what if cloning could save a persons life, cure them from their illnesses would it still be a bad thing? If cloning could change a person's life for the better and cure them of illnesses isn't that an admirable thing? The cloning of cells could cure so many people from illnesses that would takes years to cure. Cloning should be practiced to improve the lives and health of human beings. With advanced medical research and experiments cloning for medical treatment can be successfully accomplished. According to an article published by the National Human Genome Research institute "gene cloning is a carefully regulated technique that is largely accepted today and used routinely…show more content…
Therapeutic cloning is a "creation of an embryo -- from the genetic material of a single organism -- that will never be allowed to develop beyond a clump of cells, and will never be implanted into a woman" according to NPR ("Cloning"). Therapeutic cloning is the reproduction of stem cells not the reproduction of human cells. Reproduction of cells occurs in nature, according to Forbes Magazine "cloning is a form of reproduction whereby organisms make a copy of themselves. It is also the most common form of replication found in nature" (Forbes). Cloning cells is found in nature it is not inhuman to clone cells for medical reasoning if it is to benefit childless families and those with medical defects and…show more content…
Bioethics and Human Dignity published an article in which contains a quote: "We live in a brave new world in which reproductive technologies are ravaging as well as replenishing families. Increasingly common are variations of the situation in which "baby's mother is also grandma and sister. Sometimes extreme measures are necessary in order to have the kind of child we want" this quote exemplifies the fact that people are taking other extreme measures to have healthy children. Cloning could mean giving loving people a son or daughter or saving a life. Even though cloning has some risks the benefits out way them because the stem cells that are naturally being produced anyway is what is being used for medical treatment. It's more important that cloning is able to take place so that research is carefully done to help and better future generations to
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