Danforth Supports Embryonic Stem Cell Research

1 decade 3 years 10 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
Danforth is a moderate Republican and ordained Episcopal minister. He addressed a St. Louis press club gathering today. Scientists say the research potentially could produce cures for diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson's. Danforth also says he supports a proposed constitutional amendment to protect stem cell research and treatment in Missouri. He does not support human cloning. Missouri Right to Life describes Danforth's as "anti-life." On other topics, Danforth predicted that the Senate will confirm Harriet Miers to the U-S Supreme Court. He said he's troubled by criticism of Miers from conservative allies of President Bush.

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