Anti-Stem Cell Ad Compares Embryonic Research To Tuskegee Study

By Jonathan Adams Oct 22, 2008

via ThinkProgress On the ballot in Michigan is Proposal 2, a measure to permit embryonic stem cell research. As the NIH has outlined, embryonic stem cells offer the most promise for medical breakthroughs. Currently, Michigan has some of the nation’s most restrictive stem cell laws. In its endorsement of Proposal 2. Opponents of the measure have resorted to desperate, “shameless” fear-mongering. A new ad compares embryonic stem cell research to the Tuskegee study, which the Detroit Free Press calls “horribly offensive, race-baiting.” Watch the ad at Think Progress.