A survey of 32 British scientists and doctors conducted in
The Independent newspaper found that more than half predict
to clone a human being within 20 years "if the technical
issues could be overcome." One fertility doctor said, "The
needed for cloning is simple and cheap, and, whether it is approved
of or not, it will happen. It is unstoppable."
Many respondents "emphasised that although they believe
Polls continue to show vehement public opposition to human
would happen, they personally hoped that it would not."
believe, in the words of Edinburgh scientist Austin Smith, that
not be "possible to address the technical and safety issues
the UK and the US. An August study in the US found an overwhelming
percent of respondents against the cloning of human beings.
percent opposed embryo cloning. See <http://www.worldnetdaily.com/