Missouri's Proposed Stem Cell Amendment

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    "Show Me State" Needs A Clear Picture of Calling A Clone A Clone
    By Kathleen Parker, Union Leader
    November 2, 2006

    [I]"I come from a state that raises corn and cotton and cockleburs and Democrats, and frothy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me. I am from Missouri. You have got to show me."
    -- U.S. Rep. Willard Duncan Vandiver, 1899
    .[/I]

    Vandiver's words spoken more than a century ago helped to popularize his home state's unofficial designation as the "Show-Me State." Whether they still hold true will be tested Nov. 7 when voters try to wrap their minds around a stem cell amendment that is long on "frothy eloquence" and short on "show me."

    for full article:
    http://www.unionleader.com/article....ds+a+clear+picture+of+calling+a+clone+a+clone
     

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