US Therapeutic Cloning Ban Update

Wired reports on the US ban on therapeutic cloning, a single Senate vote away from becoming law since 2003. "Brownback's and Weldon's legislation would outlaw therapeutic cloning in the United States. The bills would also ban importation of any medical products created using the technology in other countries. Punishment would be up to 10 years in prison and a $1 million fine." Therapeutic cloning is vital to much of the most important research into regenerative medicine and cures for age-related conditions. This pending ban has done a great deal of damage to private investment in stem cell research - it's time for it to be removed. Contact your elected representatives today!

Link: http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,65617,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1

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