Cloning Persuasive Letter Essay

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2224 Charles St.
Hughson, CA 95326

5 November 2015

501 I Street, Suite 7-600
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dear Senator Boxer:

My name is Priscilla Fernandez and I am currently a junior at Hughson High School. I am writing this letter in regards to the proposal of a new bill about using taxpayer money in order to find research on all forms of cloning. I firmly believe that both of these types of cloning would be beneficial to society.

My uncle was recently diagnosed with stomach cancer and is said to have less than a year to live. Although this type of cancer is usually caused by the horrible habit of smoking and other limiting factors. My uncle lived a healthy life without once touching a cigarette. Research has shown that cloning can help cure
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For generations women have been the one’s to carry on the human species. At one time in history simply having children was a job. Women that are infertile may feel inferior to other women and although there is adoption wouldn’t you want a child that was technically your own? It is recommended to just choose a surrogate mother. The price for a surrogate mother currently be as much as triple the price of cloning. According to BankRate.com the price of surrogacy would range from $100,000 to $120,000.

In the article “Dangers of the Human Clones” Professor Ian Wilmot states “Currently almost 99% of cloning procedures end in failure” I agree yes like most projects there are high failure rates from the start. But did scientists such as Edward Jenner give up when he was searching for a cure for smallpox? No, he didn 't and with that mentality further scientific research will never be done.

Thank you Senator Boxer for your time. I hope you take into consideration the difference you can make, and vote yes for therapeutic and reproductive
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