If approved by voters, the initiative would amend the Mississippi Constitution to define the terms “person” or “persons” to “include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning or the functional equivalent thereof.”
“…more respondents found cloning animals immoral [62 % ] than doctor assisted suicide [48 % ]. A narrow 45 percent of Americans believe assisted suicide is morally acceptable. Cloning of animals also outweighed the moral importance of embryonic stem cell research [30% found it immoral ], fornication [36 % ], gambling [31 % ] and divorce [23 % ].”
Americans Rank Top Immoral ‘Sins’ in New Poll
The three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, lifted an injunction that had been placed by federal judge Royce Lamberth on federal funding.
HassanRisouli’s “physician-wife, who holds his power of attorney, does not want feeding and hydration tubes and a ventilator removed from her husband. Doctors, however, want otherwise — and Risouli’s wife has refused consent prompting a court battle.”
Physicians argue for right to kill