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Back to Back (Cloning Costs) #786466

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 27, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Stem Cell Therapeutics Report statistics on stem cell funding cited. Note: local weather bulletin on screen.

(Cambridge, Massachusetts: Bob Woodruff) State funding of human stem cell research because of the ban on the use of federal money examined; details given of this war between the states competing for this critical & controversial research. [Harvard stem cell researcher Dr. Doug MELTON†- says this lab was constructed without federal funding.] [August 9, 2001, President BUSH - says the ends do not justify the means.] [California Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER - backs stem cell research.] [Center for Bioethics Arthur CAPLAN†- outlines what the states are thinking.] Map shown of states with stem cell funding initiatives. [Massachusetts Governor Mitt ROMNEY†- talks ethics.] The growing support in Congress for increasing funding for stem cell research noted.

Woodruff, Bob

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