While some senior leaders, including Morris Chapman, president of the SBC Executive Committee, argued that a task force to study Hunt's plan would be a waste of time and money, the initiative seemed to capture the imagination of younger Baptists. Baptists voiced strong opposition to his expansion of federal funding "for destructive human embryo research" and "proabortion groups" and reduction of funding for abstinence education.
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