Hypocrisy of the snowflake babies

<p>At <a href="http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20050525/news_1n25stem.html">George W's recent press conference</a> in which he held fast in his opposition to using human embryos for advancing <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stem_cell">stem cell</a> research, I couldn't help but notice that the all of the &quot;snowflake&quot; babies where white as snow.  Isn't that interesting!  The snowflake babies/children were created from donated embryos left over from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IVF">in vitro fertilization</a> (IVF).  The inherent hypocrisy stems (pardon the pun) from the fact that IVF wastes many embryos because many IVF attempts do not implant successfully and die/are wasted depending on your perspective.  Additionally, once a women is successfully implanted (becomes pregnant), her left over embryos are discarded.  It seems those who are crying foul on stem cell research, should also be protesting IVF.  Wouldn't you think?</p>

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