Rep. Doug Lamborn asked the University of Colorado Denver to provide details about the “body parts” or “aborted fetal tissue” used in all research funded by the National Institutes of Health at the university.
Institutions that use fetal tissue for scientific research have found over the past month that they are vulnerable targets of anti-choice legislation pushed in legislatures across the country.
Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), who’s widely seen as one of the most vulnerable incumbents in Congress, touted his visit to a stem-cell laboratory even though he’s on record opposing research with embryonic stem cells, which are used in the lab he toured.
A man has no remaining trace of HIV after a stem cell transplant; PEPFAR agreements with South Africa; parenting consequence lessons in Texas; Australia’s adoption rate plummets.
The Barrett for Governor campaign releases another ad claiming Scott Walker is too extreme for the state, this time on focusing on rape and abortion.
A federal appeals court temporarily lifted the ban on funding for stem cell research today.
Lisa Belkin worries that the film paints an unrealistic, alarmist picture of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.
Indeed, breast is best, Senate Finance Committee to vote on Sebelius nomination; White House unveils domestic HIV/AIDS plan; new NIH guidelines address creation of stem cell lines.
Nancy Goldstein agrees with the Pope (sort of)! Spain’s abortion laws may increase craigslist.org searches for rental property in the country, opposing embryonic stem cell research = opposing fertility clinics?
Last week, President Obama lifted Bush’s federal funding ban on stem cell research, and a majority of American voters rightly support the decision.