A stem cell ban is lifted, but some states see a heavy backlash

Dorans, Kirsten
April 2009
Nature Medicine;Apr2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p347
Academic Journal
The article reports that several U.S. states limit the funding of research on embryonic stem cell lines despite U.S. President Barack Obama's rescission of the executive order of the former administration. Louisiana has a law that forbids research that involves destruction of human embryos while South Dakota prohibits research that utilizes human embryos derived from them. Meanwhile, the bill in "Ethical Treatment of Human Embryos Act" was passed in Georgia banning destruction of human embryos.


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