Senators' Bill Would OK Stem Cell Studies
A group of U.S. senators has a proposal it says will alleviate fears of stem cell research. But critics say it would do just the opposite.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation April 21 banning "human reproductive cloning" while simultaneously allowing embryonic stem cells to be used for medical research.
Proponents hope the proposal can walk the delicate line between scientists who maintain that access to the stem cells is vital to advancing health care and some conservative groups that fear such research debases the sanctity of human life.
"Stem cell research--particularly embryonic stem cell research--holds great promise," said Utah …
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Publication information: Article title: Senators' Bill Would OK Stem Cell Studies. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: The Christian Century. Volume: 122. Issue: 10 Publication date: May 17, 2005. Page number: 18+. © 2009 The Christian Century Foundation. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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