Navigation Links
It Must Be Friday Night: Pres. Obama to Issue Deadly Executive Order
Date:3/6/2009

WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins responded to President Obama's move announced late Friday to overturn President Bush's policy that allowed funding of human embryonic stem cell research without encouraging the destruction of human embryos. In August 2001, President Bush for the first time allowed federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. Since that decision, funding has increased to over $40 million per year on human embryonic stem cells, new methods have been developed to create embryonic-like stem cells without harming or destroying human embryos, and adult stem cells have been used to treat over 70 diseases in human patients.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO )

Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, released the following statement:

"It must be Friday night because word leaks of yet another deadly executive order by President Obama. Friday night orders include rescinding the Mexico City Policy, eroding conscience protections for health care providers and now word of greenlighting funding for experiments that encourage human embryo destruction. Today's news that President Obama will open the door to direct taxpayer funds for embryonic stem cell research that encourages the destruction of human embryos is a slap in the face to Americans who believe in the dignity of all human life.

"I believe it is unethical to use human life, even young embryonic life, to advance science. While such research is unfortunately legal, taxpayers should not have to foot the bill for experiments that require the destruction of human life. President Obama's policy change is especially troubling given the significant adult stem cell advances that are being used to treat patients now without harming or destroying human embryos.

"Despite the significant advances using adult stem cells to treat patients, and new techniques to create stem cells from any patient, President Obama will choose to direct taxpayer's money to experiments that represent the poorest stem cell science.

"We should be increasing funding for adult stem cell treatments, which have been used to treat patients for over 70 diseases and conditions, and we should fund the historic achievements in reprogramming ordinary skin cells into embryonic-like stem cells without compromising ethics by destroying life.

"I urge President Obama to direct funding not only to the best science, but also to the surest common ground -- research using adult stem cells and stem cells created by reprogramming."


'/>"/>
SOURCE Family Research Council
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Rallies in Five Cities Planned on Friday the 13th to Protect CA Families From the Bad Budget Deal and Permanent, Deep Cuts to Homecare, Education, and Other Vital Services
2. Dynatronics to Release Second Quarter Results Friday, February 13, 2009; Conference Call set for 1:00 p.m. ET
3. Winner Medical Schedules 2008/2009 First Quarter Earnings Release on Friday, February 13, 2009
4. Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses at Innova Deptford and Innova Hammonton are Set to Strike at 6 a.m. Friday January 23
5. Dont Disturb Your Circadian Rhythm This Black Friday Sleep In, Nap Later, says Specialty Sleep Association
6. Dynatronics to Release First Quarter Results Friday, November 14, 2008; Conference Call Set for 1:30 p.m. ET
7. China Pharma Holdings, Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call at 10 a.m. EST Friday November 7, 2008
8. Labopharm to host conference call Friday, November 7, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. (ET)
9. The Ensign Group Schedules 2008 Third Quarter Earnings Call for Friday, October 31, 2008
10. Hundreds of RNs to Protest CPMC Friday
11. National Alliance for Healthy Communities Sponsors High Desert Health Summit on Friday, October 10th
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as reported ... head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to infest ... in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice are ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... As ... with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine ... and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches ... success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in ... than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle ... chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of ... Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys ... peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing ... members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016   Bay Area Lyme ... Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness , ... Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, ... announced the five finalists of Lyme Innovation ... More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today ... allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health care ... coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing need ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing of product ... a prohibition that hinders decision makers from accessing HCEI ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... "The World Market for Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to ... World Market for Companion Diagnostics The World ... diagnostic and personalized medicine diagnostics. Market analysis in the report ... Diagnostics Test Market (In Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: