Senate Passes Stem-Cell Measure; Bush Promises Veto

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to allow federal funding of research using embryonic stem cells. President Bush said he would veto the bill, just as he did in July. Nineteen Republicans joined 44 Democrats and independents supporting the bill, which...

Stem Cell Research Emerges as Wedge Issue–for Democrats

Exit polls suggested scandals, the war in Iraq and dissatisfaction with President Bush drove voters toward Democrats in mid-term elections, but stem cell research cropped up as a sleeper issue in several key races. President Bush restricted funding for research on...

Embryonic Theology

Across the nation embryonic stem cell research garners media attention and political discussion. Numerous religious leaders have jumped into the debate. In <Missouri the issue remains especially contentious leading up to the Nov. 7 election over a proposed state...

Dobson Compares Stem-Cell Research to Nazi Experiments

Focus on the Family’s James Dobson said Wednesday that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist betrayed pro-life voters with his flip-flop on stem cells, comparing the destruction of human embryos for research to experiments on humans done in Nazi concentration camps...