Argument: Opponents of cloning will have to deny the sick that request it

Issue Report: Ban on human reproductive cloning


Simon Smith. “The Benefits of Human Cloning”. Human – “Because the sick will demand it – Those resisting human cloning research will probably find themselves shouted down by the sick and the maimed who desperately need such research. Human cloning technology promises to cure many or all incurable diseases and the moral weight of the dying and infirm will undoubtedly sway the politicians more than the arguments of the healthy, who often remain ignorant of the potential of human cloning, because they have never been motivated by suffering to look desperately for a cure.”