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Southpark Bioethics

I saw about 4 minutes of Southpark this weekend and wondered. Here’s what a reader says. Kinda cool, perhaps.

Passing along a heads-up: last Saturday’s South Park episode dealt with fetal stem-cell research and Christopher Reeve. As usual, the show went to outrageous lengths, but I was amazed that the general message seemed to be that sacrificing fetuses for research is wrong.

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