Sen. Hillary Clinton at the 2007 Take Back America Conference promised to life the ban on embryonic stem cell research.
According to the NIH:
In 2000, the Clinton Administration published guidelines governing the use of human embryonic stem cells in the Federal Register on August 23, 2000.
On April 25, 2001, a scheduled review of pending grant applications was postponed to provide President George W. Bush and his new Administration an opportunity to review the issue.
On August 9, 2001, President Bush issued a long-awaited decision on stem cell research. He authorized funding of stem cell research using existing pluripotent stem cell lines that were derived from human embryos before August 9. Such research is eligible for Federal funding if the following criteria are met:
1) there must have been informed consent of the donors,
2) the embryos must have been created for reproductive purposes and in excess…
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