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  • Immigration and American Identity
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    Immigration and American Identity

    Panelists talked about American identity, focusing on an 1894 speech by Theodore Roosevelt on the subject and its relation to contemporary culture. This was part of the 2011 Bradley Symposium titled…

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  • Patenting Human Organs
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    Patenting Human Organs

    Council members talked about human cloning and bio ethics, concentrating on the ethical questions surrounding granting patents for medical and scientific research and techniques using…

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  • Report to the President on Human Cloning
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    Report to the President on Human Cloning

    Dr. Leon Kass presented and summarized some of the debate found in the council’s report on human cloning. Among the issues that the report examined were reproductive and therapeutic…

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  • Genetic Enhancement in Sports
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    Genetic Enhancement in Sports

    As part of a day-long conference on bioethics and human cloning, Doctor Ted Friedman talked to council members about genetic engineering and its potential use in sports. Following his…

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  • Assisted Suicide Issues
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    Assisted Suicide Issues

    Committee members heard testimony from medical and legal professionals and caregivers concerning the advisability and constitutionality of assisted suicide and how it would change the…

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