Stem-Cell Law Passes House; Bush Veto Looming

Law360, New York (January 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a measure to increase federal funding for stem cell research for the second time in two years. But the move came with the promise of a presidential veto, which was the previous legislation’s downfall.

“The bill would compel all American taxpayers to pay for research that relies on the intentional destruction of human embryos for the deviation of stem cells, overturning the President’s policy that funds research without promoting such ongoing destruction,” said a statement from the Office...
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