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White House: Biden ‘respectfully disagrees’ with bishops on fetal tissue research

The White House press secretary said on Tuesday that President Biden “respectfully disagrees” with Catholic bishops on federally-funded fetal tissue... Read more

NIH reverses restrictions on fetal tissue research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Friday announced it will not require ethics boards to review federally-funded research proposals... Read more

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US bishops 'applaud' Trump administration over fetal tissue research decision

The U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee praised the Trump administration on Thursday after a new federal ethics advisory board recommended against... Read more

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US government considers ethics of aborted tissue research

A new federal ethics advisory board for fetal tissue research has convened to consider future federally-funded research proposals that involve... Read more

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We don't need aborted fetal tissue to fight coronavirus, say ethicists

Efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus should not be used to override ethical restrictions on the use of aborted... Read more

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NIH issues new guidelines for funding research on aborted fetal tissue

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have issued new guidelines with restrictions for scientists seeking federal grants to use tissue... Read more

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HHS ends last research program to use human tissue from abortions

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it declined to renew a contract with the University of California that funded a research... Read more

Pro-life group concerned over NIH head’s support of fetal tissue research

A pro-life group dedicated to electing pro-life officials is calling on U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration to “correct”... Read more