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Old 06-12-2021, 11:21 AM
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Default Senate Kills GOP Legislation To Prohibit ‘Certain Human-Animal Chimeras’

I don't know the details of the bill but if the headline is correct I do NOT understand why democrats voted this down.
it's Unethical and CRAZY to try and breed human animal hybrids.
If Hitler had done it we'd be shocked but since it's the U.S. scientist some how we think it's OK.
Just like when the U.S. science promoted and pioneered Eugenics which German scientist and political leaders imported, embraced and implemented.

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Senate Kills GOP Legislation To Prohibit ‘Certain Human-Animal Chimeras’

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted along party lines to kill a Republican amendment to a technological development bill aimed at banning experiments to create “certain types of human-animal chimeras” – which scientists use to further medical research – over ethical concerns.

The amendment, proposed by Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), failed with 48 Republicans voting for it, 49 Democrats voting against it and Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) not voting.

The amendment defines “human-animal chimera,” as various combinations of human and non-human DNA, such as a human embryo “into which… nonhuman cells… have been introduced,” making the species of the embryo “uncertain.”

Another definition is a “nonhuman life form” that is “engineered” to exhibit “human facial features or other bodily morphologies to resemble human features.’

The amendment would have imposed either 10 years imprisonment or a fine of at least $1,000,000 – or both – for even attempting to create a human-animal chimera.

Braun, who is staunchly anti-abortion, said in a statement “human life is distinct and sacred,” and that such experiments are “unethical” and “should be a crime.”
https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrews...h=52f73d924207

We're living in a bad science fiction movie folks.
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