Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer Argumentative Essay

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On July 5, 1996, a sheep named Dolly, was successfully cloned using somatic cell nuclear transfer. What does this have to do with cloning human body parts? Well it may be that humans and animals are both mammals, but it is actually how it is cloned. Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) to be exact. It may sound like a great idea, but many people have moral issues with it. Some reasons why others would like it are, it is safer and easier then transplants, it does not require another organ from a donor and it could help cure diseases. The cloning of human body parts should be allowed. Evidence has shown that cloning human body parts such as organs and ears, is safer then using traditional transplant surgery. Signing up to be a donor is…show more content…
Using stem cells from people who have cancer, would be a great way to research and find a way to cure cancer. Finally, the last reason we should clone human body parts, is because there won’t always be enough organs to give. There are over 84,000 people who need transplants. But only 45% are registered donors. The thing is, people don’t want to give their organs, but so many people need them. Another key aspect of cloning human body parts is, that due to healthcare, many are dying older and their organs can’t be used. This means that the people who are waiting for organs, may die because of this. The last key aspect of this, is that organs cant' be donated if they are infected or if they are too big or too small. Giving a child an adult sized heart, would cause major complications. The cloning of human body parts, would fix this small problem. The cloning of human body parts needs to be allowed because, it's safer and easier then traditional transplant surgery, it could help cure diseases, shows other countries how

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