Skip to comments.[European] Commission rejects citizensí campaign to ban stem cell funding
Posted on 05/29/2014 4:58:28 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The European Commission has dismissed a campaign to scrap funding for stem cell research and reproductive health services.
The demand was made by the One of Us campaign, the second citizens initiative to reach the 1 million signatures required under the Lisbon treaty.
The campaign, which has been backed by Popes Francis and Benedict, the current and former heads of the Catholic church, and backed by a number of religious organizations, sought to ban the use of EU funds for research, foreign aid programs and public health activities that are linked to the destruction of human embryos.
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Adult stem cell research does no harm — this is where the money needs to go.
It’s the embryonic stem-cell research that kills babies and which the church opposes.