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It's not Just Stem Cells - Bush Admin. Improperly Influences the FDA
Wisco | July 21, 2006 at 08:28 amby
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I know, now he's all concerned about ethics - when it's about potentially lifesaving treatments, questionable ethical concerns are foremost. When it's about illegal wiretapping, outing a CIA agent, or lying your way into to war - ethics ain't so much of a concern.
And you can't really say that the administration is putting medical ethics into a separate category, above other ethical concerns. The Union of Concerned Scientists reports that nearly one fifth of scientists at the Food and Drug Administration said they "have been asked, for non-scientific reasons, to inappropriately exclude or alter technical information or their conclusions in a FDA scientific document."