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Course Project_LAW_310 - John Matias LAWS-310 Course...

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John Matias LAWS-310 Course project Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act In think that if the resource is used to the benefit of curing diseases then it is a great cause and I approve the use of federal funding for this cause, keeping in mind that the fund has to be limited to a fix amount, in the next lines it explains what the judges verdict on the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act. With certain restrictions, the President has announced that federal funds may be used to conduct research on human embryonic stem cells. Federal research is limited to 64 1 existing stem cell lines that were derived (1) with the informed consent of the donors; (2) from excess embryos created solely for reproductive purposes; and (3) without any financial inducements to the donors. No federal funds will be used for the derivation or use of stem cell lines derived from newly destroyed embryos; the creation of any human embryos for research purposes; or cloning of human embryos for any purposes. Several lawsuits have been filed relating to stem cell research, and questions have been raised concerning access to existing stem cell lines by federal researchers. http://www.policyalmanac.org/health/archive/crs_stem_cell.shtml On April 29, 2011, a panel of judges from the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia overturned a lower court decision that blocked public spending on stem cell
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