President Obama signed an order Monday overturning the federal embryonic stem cell research funding ban. Explained President Obama: "The majority of Americans - from across the political spectrum, and of all backgrounds and beliefs - have come to a consensus that we should pursue this research. That the potential it offers is great, and with proper guidelines and strict oversight, the perils can be avoided." According to today's DataPoints, it seems the president is correct. What do you think about President Obama lifting the ban on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research? In doing so, is he placing science before politics, or is it the other way around? Post your thoughts.
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