Why is Bush against embryonic STEM CELL RESEARCH??

Why did Bush ban govt funding of embryonic stem cell research but did NOT ban private funding of embryonic stem cell research??? Isn't killing, killing no matter what? Does Bush discriminate against abortion when it comes to private/public funding/practice? Isn't killing... killing, no matter what? If... show more Why did Bush ban govt funding of embryonic stem cell research but did NOT ban private funding of embryonic stem cell research???

Isn't killing, killing no matter what? Does Bush discriminate against abortion when it comes to private/public funding/practice? Isn't killing... killing, no matter what?

If private companies have a heads up in stem cell research, and public companies don't... then that means private pharmaceutical companies can monopolize and seize patents in many life saving drugs that can be brought about by this kind of stem cell research.
QUESTION: These private pharmaceutical companies...how much did they donate to Bush's campaign?
Update: Hands of Just...why does Bush allow private companies to do embryonic stem cell research???
Update 2: ns243..did you read EVERYTHING i wrote???
Update 3: East of Eden. I'm referring to EMBRYONIC stem cell research and why Bush is against it.

Also can you please explain how the opposition towards embryonic stem cell research is different from that of abortion.
THANKS!
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