Cardinals Shortstop Now Part of Ad Against Amendment

1 decade 11 months 2 weeks ago Friday, November 03 2006 Nov 3, 2006 Friday, November 03, 2006 2:56:06 PM CST November 03, 2006 in News
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ST. LOUIS -- Another Missouri athlete is joining in the debate over Missouri's Amendment Two, which addresses embryonic stem cell research. Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein, the most valuable player of the World Series, joins teammate Jeff Suppan and Royals designated hitter Mike Sweeney in a new print ad opposing Amendment Two. The ad began running today in newspapers across the state. Voters will decide the fate of Amendment Two on Tuesday. Suppan and Sweeney are among those who appeared in a T-V commercial opposing the amendment. The print ad marks the first time Eckstein's name has appeared in campaign materials. Donn Rubin of the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures says the ad repeats misleading comments about the amendment.

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