Friday, March 17, 2006

Now, Let Me Get This Straight . . .

. . . Politicians who, aiming to protect human embryos, try to block government funds for research that may lead to potential cures are wrong . . .

. . . But politicians like Senators Hillary Clinton and Patty Murray (you remember Murray — she's a great admirer of Osama bin Laden) who, aiming to destroy human embryos, move to block government approval of actual cures are right.

How else to explain their bid to blackmail the White House by refusing to confirm the new FDA chief until they're promised over-the-counter status for Plan B, the morning-after-pill? Meanwhile, new drugs and other treatments languish in limbo until the FDA has leadership.

FURTHER READING:The Population Research Institute explains why making Plan B available over the counter would be disastrous for teenage girls).