Skip to comments.Congress registers its support for human embryonic stem-cell research
Posted on 09/13/2010 2:06:21 PM PDT by Baladas
As the National Institutes of Health fights in court for permission to resume long-term funding for research involving human embryonic stem cells, some members of Congress are coming to the agencys defense with a proposal to make President Obamas stem-cell funding policy the law of the land.
Monday in Washington, D.C., Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Penn.) spoke in favor of the Stem Cell Research Advancement Act. This bill would make clear Congress' intent to allow federal funds to be used on the promising research, which is controversial because the cells themselves are derived from days-old human embryos, which are destroyed in the process.
The bill has passed Congress twice in 2005 and in 2007 but was vetoed both times by President Bush. It was re-introduced in February 2009, but action on it stalled after Obama expanded stem-cell funding through an executive order.
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Keep it simple. Build a teleporter; place Obama, Pelosi, Specter, as many other liberals as feasible and a fly in the booth. Energize and let nature take its course.
Maybe we could waste trillions more in stimulus on this project. The scientists all vote Dem, I guess.
Hasn't time shown that promise to be false? Surely that canard is open to challenge now.
No, of course it’s promising. Promising mutagenicity, promising deformity, promising destructive immune reactions, promising tumors...