Stem cell research is one of those many branches of science that I've never looked into myself. My ignorance on the topic is nigh complete. But I trust the many people I know who *do* learn about it that this is an important branch of investigation, and needs to be open to research.
If you want to skip reading the commentary, and go straight to the NIH comment page, click here.
The deadline for comments is May 26th, and right now the commentary is running 99% against any research being allowed.