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Chicago Baptist Institute

5120 South King Street
Chicago, IL 60615

General Phone: 312-268-2250
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above

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Poll: Half of conservative Christians favor embryonic research - BP News

WASHINGTON (BP)--Two-thirds of Americans, including half of conservative Christians, approve of stem cell research that destroys human embryos, according to a recent survey.The poll, sponsored by the Genetics and Public Policy Center, also revealed an American public that is concerned about protecting human embryos but even more supportive of research that results in their destruction.“The survey underscores the fact that those who are selling embryo-destructive stem cell research have done their job,” said C. Ben Mitchell, a leading evangelical bioethicist and a consultant for the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.The survey results, released Oct. 13, came as debate continues over the federal government’s role in stem cell research. There are efforts in Congress to liberalize President Bush’s policy, which bars federal funds for destructive embryonic stem cell research. The House of Representative approved such a measure earlier this year. The Senate appears to have a majority in favor of that bill but has yet to vote on it.The new research showed 22 percent of those surveyed said they “strongly approve” of embryonic stem cell research (ESCR), while 45 percent said they “approve” of such experimentation. Fifteen percent of Americans strongly disapproved, while 17 percent disapproved.Every subgroup –- whether - more available