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British Government Backs New Bill for Human-Animal Cloning Hybrids

London, England ( -- The British government has caved in to pressure from scientists there and announced it is backing a revised bill in parliament for human-animal hybrids, or chimeras. The creation of part-human, part-animal embryos has pro-life advocates upset as they say it's another step in the devaluation of human life.
In what political observers see as a dramatic reversal, Health Minister Dawn Primarolo promised to allow the creation of the chimeras for research. Scientists claim the studies could lead to new treatments for diseases.

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