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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Ken Blackwell Tackling the Human Cloning Issue for Some Reason

Posted By on Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Ken Blackwell is sort of bored these days, if you couldnt tell.
  • Ken Blackwell is sort of bored these days, if you couldn't tell.

In his endless quest to stay relevant, decisively vanquished 2006 gubernatorial candidate Ken Blackwell is speaking out on the most pressing issue facing America today: Human cloning.

In a column posted at, Blackwell launched an attack on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, pointing out, among other things: “We already know something of the unusual ideas of human rights and commerce held by U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan … Most interesting, perhaps, is Kagan’s support for cloning human beings.”

In lieu of doing anything productive with his time, Blackwell continues: “Clinton Library documents show that she opposed any effort by Congress to prevent human beings from being cloned specifically to create embryos that would be experimented upon, then killed. Gallup recently reported that 88 percent of Americans oppose cloning human beings. Kagan does not.”

Given the series of human-cloning shops set to open in select Walgreens and CVS outlets, it’s a relief to hear that Blackwell is sounding the alarm.

This follows the Ohio Senate vote on June 2 to “prohibit the creation, transportation, or receipt of a human-animal hybrid, the transfer of a nonhuman embryo into a human womb, and the transfer of a human embryo into a nonhuman womb.”

So that’s two less things we’ve got to worry about, knowing that Ohio Republicans are safeguarding our genetic material.

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