Yesterday I, along with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation of lawmakers, inspected the detention facilities at Guantanamo used to house individuals detained in the War on Terrorism.
Mr. Speaker, the goal of stem cell research should be to help our fellow human beings. The debate on this issue has, unfortunately, moved into dangerous unethical territory when perfectly moral alternatives exist.
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|Birth:||29th April, 1947|
James Ronald "Jim" Ryun was born in Wichita, Kansas, USA. He is a former American Republican politician and track and field athlete. He won a silver medal in the men's 1500 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics. He was the first high school athlete to run a mile in under four minutes. He is the most recent American to hold the world record for the mile. He was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 1996-2007. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1970 with a degree in photojournalism. He has written several books include: In Quest of Gold (with Michael Phillips), Heroes Among Us, and The Courage to Run.
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