US Pushing UN Therapeutic Cloning Ban

As reported at CNN, US ambassadors to the United Nations are still pushing hard for a vote to ban therapeutic cloning: "A General Assembly panel is headed for a close vote next week on a plan for an anti-cloning treaty put forward by the United States and Costa Rica." This technology is vital to much of the most important stem cell research - including attempts to cure common age-related degenerative conditions. While a UN ban would likely be ignored by countries like the UK, it would provide further impetus for pending criminalization of research in the US. I strongly suggest that you contact your elected representatives and let them know exactly what you think of these dangerous, anti-research initiatives.

Link: http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/science/11/12/science.cloning.un.reut/

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