Americans Say Clones Are Coming - But Not for Them
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Most Americans see cloning of individual people as likely in the next 25 years but aren’t interested in bringing back a dead loved one.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 67% of American Adults believe it is at least somewhat likely that scientists will be able to clone genetically identical individuals in the laboratory in the next 25 years, including 30% who say it’s Very Likely. Just 26% say the cloning of people is unlikely in the next quarter century, with seven percent (7%) who feel it's Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 800 American Adults was conducted on March 15-16, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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