Dear Mr. President,
I am greatly disappointed in your decision to allow the destruction of human life in the name of scientific research. Contrary to your comments, there are SERIOUS ethical issues at stake and all Americans certainly do NOT agree with your actions.
There is no evidence (only theories) that embryonic stem cells can provide the great cures hoped for. However, there is plenty of evidence for the uses of adult stem cells - they are already being used in over 70 treatments.
My tax dollars should not be used to fund something that is ethically questionable at best and morally reprehensible at worst, not to mention lacking serious scientific credibility. Why not instead fund adult stem cell research, which has already shown so much scientific potential?