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1

Define therapeutic cloning

Creating human embryos to terminate at 14 days. Stem cells are extracted for research

2

What are 3 problems of reproductive cloning?

Clones often have internal organ problems
Humans could be born with expectations
It's very expensive

3

What are some benefits of reproductive cloning?

Could be used to conserve endangered species
Advances human knowledge

4

What are some problems for therapeutic cloning?

Killing an embryo
Could be judged by pro-life people

5

What are some benefits of therapeutic cloning?

Advances research
Can be used to treat dying people

6

What Christian groups are against cloning?

The vast majority, eg Catholics, Protestants

7

What Christian group accepts cloning?

The United Church of Christ is the only one

8

What do the majority of Christians argue regarding cloning?

That it is unnatural, against the will of God and humans shouldn't play God

9

What do the United Church of Christ argue regarding cloning?

That Jesus was a healer and that therapeutic cloning does heal people

10

Define reproductive cloning

Using one animal's DNA to create an exact replica

11

Why is cloning a significant issue?

Because many people have differing views on whether it is morally acceptable or not