Bioethics

Ron Bailey of Reason on You Shouldn't Live So Long:

Fresh off its proposed ban on all human cloning, the President's Council on Bioethics is now considering whether or not it is ethical to pursue biomedical research aimed at extending human life spans. Last month the Council met to discuss the staff working paper "Age-Retardation: Scientific Possibilities and Moral Challenges."

Why such issues are the Administration's business is beyond me. I thought the party that was supposed to "get government off our backs" was in office now.

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