Category: Stem Cell Research

July 11, 2007

Surgeons General Censored, or On Personal Sovereignty

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Filed under: Health Care,Stem Cell Research - 11 Jul 2007

Surprise!

The front page of the New York Times today blares a story of political pressure and outright suppression of vital health studies on second-hand smoke, stem cell research, sex education and other controversial issues at the highest levels of the …


June 20, 2007

Bush’s Veto Pen and the Contradictions of the Sanctity of Life

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Filed under: Bush,Military,Stem Cell Research - 20 Jun 2007

President Bush’s veto today of legislation that would have lifted federal restrictions on scientific research was only the third veto of his six-plus year presidency, joining a previous rejection of a similar bill and his veto of the Iraq War …


Bush Vetos Stem Cell Bill for Second Time

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Filed under: Bush,Stem Cell Research - 20 Jun 2007

Today President Bush issued only the third veto of his presidency, knocking down legislation that would have lifted the restrictions he placed on stem cell research early in his first term. In a manner of speaking this was only …


June 9, 2007

House Approves Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act

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Filed under: House Of Representatives,Stem Cell Research - 09 Jun 2007

On Thursday the House voted 247 to 176 to approve a bill that will provide new federal funding for stem cell research.

Currently, federal funding for stem cell research is only allowed using embryonic stem cell research lines created …