TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Dorans, Kirsten
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Apr2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p347
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37321428

 

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