Cavuto guest compared stem cell research to Nazi genocide

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When asked by Your World host Neil Cavuto whether "we are dooming a lot of people who might look at promising technologies for Alzheimer's or Parkinson's" by "dismissing" embryonic stem cell research, Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer replied: "Well, anybody who knows a little bit of the history of World War II knows that that was kind of the logic that was used and came up in the Nuremberg war trials. The Nazi prison guards said these people were just going to be killed anyway, whether we did it or somebody else did it."

Discussing President Bush's decision to veto legislation that would have expanded federal funding for embryonic stem cell research during the July 19 edition of Fox News' Your World, host Neil Cavuto asked Human Life International president Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer if "we are dooming a lot of people who might look at promising technologies for Alzheimer's or Parkinson's" by "dismissing" embryonic stem cell research. Euteneuer replied: "Well, anybody who knows a little bit of the history of World War II knows that that was kind of the logic that was used and came up in the Nuremberg war trials. The Nazi prison guards said these people were just going to be killed anyway, whether we did it or somebody else did it."

From the July 19 edition of Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto:

CAVUTO: Well, the president was surrounded by members of Congress and a large number of young families during today's historic veto. Also in the room was Father Thomas Euteneuer, president of Human Life International. He is now with us. Father, good to have you.

EUTENEUER: Hi Neil, how are you?

CAVUTO: I'm fine, sir. What do you make, Father, of this argument espoused by the [former first lady] Nancy Reagans and the [actor] Michael J. Foxes out there that these are discarded embryos and by dismissing tapping this, we are dooming a lot of people who might look at promising technologies for Alzheimer's or Parkinson's?

EUTENEUER: Well, anybody who knows a little bit of the history of World War II knows that that was kind of the logic that was used and came up in the Nuremberg war trials. The Nazi prison guards said these people were just going to be killed anyway, whether we did it or somebody else did it.

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