President Obama’s executive order to lift restrictions on embryonic stem cell research is coming up against legislative blockades in states around the country.
Legislators in Georgia and Oklahoma are considering bills that would limit, if not outright prohibit, scientists from working with human embryonic stem cells in their research to cure or reverse medical conditions, including diabetes, paralysis and Parkinson’s disease. In Texas and Mississippi, lawmakers are considering blocking state funding for that research, mirroring existing laws in other states. Click here to read more.
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