From the March, 2004 issue of Touchstone
The Unchosen Frozen by William L. Saunders

The Unchosen Frozen

Second Thoughts on Biotechnology & In Vitro Fertilization

by William L. Saunders

The television crews were ready. The tourists and autograph hounds were pulsing with excitement. The buzz was on: Superman was coming to Capitol Hill. Christopher Reeve, who had portrayed the Man of Steel in several movies but now was confined to a wheelchair as a result of a horse-riding accident, was in Washington to support the use of human embryonic stem cells in research, research that might cure injuries like his own.

A few weeks later, another beloved actor of his generation, Michael J. Fox—who starred in the Back to the Future movies—announced he was leaving his h . . .


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