Cloning is Ethical and Necessary Essay

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Cloning is a subject which many people do not agree upon. Scientists think cloning should be allowed because it can lead to great things. On the other hand, those who are more religious argue that cloning should not be allowed because it violates the Bible and God’s plan. Though cloning may be seen as a violation of human and religious rights, cloning should be allowed because it can be very beneficial to humans, whether it would be through bringing a loved one back or helping lead to a medical breakthrough. Cloning should be allowed because it can help benefit the human race.
One of the main reasons cloning should be allowed is because cloning, for some people, is an ethical way to reproduce. Also, for some people cloning can be
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The couple will know that if they have a child, they face a high risk that their child will suffer from the disease. Why, if cloning was safe, shouldn’t one of them be given the opportunity to clone her or himself? They could be sure that the child would be healthy, and avoid prenatal testing and the subsequent agonizing decisions about whether or not to abort a baby afflicted by the genetic disease. (Anderson 59)
Cloning could be very beneficial to families and could give people and couples who face these issues the opportunity to be able to have children, since not everyone has the ability to have kids or have healthy kids.
People also can argue that cloning should allowed because stem cells can now be made from a cloning method. Stem cells can be very vital to medical breakthroughs. Melissa Healy, who is the staff writer for the health section in the Los Angeles Times said, "For the first time, scientists have created human embryos that are genetic copies of living people and used them to make stem cells--a feat that paves the way for treating a range of diseases with personalized body tissues..." (1). That is obviously a huge breakthrough, because now scientists and other researchers can treat diseases and other health issues on a more personal level. Diseases can impact people in different ways, so for scientists to be able to take cells from a person with a health ailment and basically replicate that ailment to try to figure out how to treat that

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