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Ethical Stem-Cell Research
Pro-life groups laud Bush for veto of stem-cell bill
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.- Pro-life groups are pleased President George Bush followed through on his promise yesterday to veto the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007.

The bill would have appropriated millions of taxpayer dollars to embryonic stem cell research, which requires the destruction of embryos.

Concerned Women for America president Wendy Wright reaffirmed that American taxpayers should not be forced to fund unethical research. She noted that ethical stem cell research is producing results without destroying embryos.

“Science is catching up to ethics,” she said, “proving that human beings should not be destroyed for science or to benefit another.”

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), co-chairman of the Bipartisan Pro-Life Caucus, also praised Bush for vetoing the bill and for expanding the federal commitment to pluripotent stem cell research.

“Today, President Bush has proved once again that he understands something that Speaker Pelosi and her allies cannot seem to comprehend — the future of stem cell research is in ethical stem cell research, not life-destroying research,” said Smith in a statement.
 
Smith noted the successive breakthroughs in adult stem-cell research and the lack of success in embryonic stem-cell research

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November 23, 2014

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Lk 19:45-48

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