TITLE

The Battle Over Stem Cells

AUTHOR(S)
Gilgoff, Dan
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
U.S. News Digital Weekly;3/13/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the executive order signed by U.S. President Barack Obama which lifted the restrictions on federally funded embryonic stem cell research in March 2009. According to public opinion polls, only a few Americans think that embryonic stem cell research is immoral as several Roman Catholic and evangelical leaders contend. It notes that one of the uncertainties raised by the executive order is the possibility of federal funds going to the development of new embryos instead of using excess embryos from in vitro fertilization clinics.
ACCESSION #
52757923

 

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