Not so fast... I don't think McCaskill is a shoe in here in Missouri. The ad, although very well done, does not tell the whole truth.
Embryonic and adult stem cell research is legal and being done in university hospitals in this state. What is not legal is the use of state funds for reproductive cloning, but not cloning for research.
Somatic cell nuclear transfer, the scientific term for cloning, is the same method used to clone Dolly the sheep. Reproductive cloning is what is on the ballot here, not stem cell research itself.
Amendment 2 is full of legal jargon and worded so it is almost impossible to understand what one is actually voting for or against.
Not until celebrities stepped into the political arena was any national recognition given and a rebuttal ad will air in the world series tonight with yet more celebrities.
What ever happened to standing on your own morals and ethics and saying "I want your vote" instead on dragging your opponent through the muck. Ah, the good old days.