Stem Cell Vote Urgent

On June 29, Senate leaders from both parties agreed to schedule a vote on H.R. 810, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, which would lift President Bush’s restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. The majority of the American people support this bill. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed it. A majority of the Senate supports it as well. The urgency of this vote cannot be overstated. People are dying from diseases and medical conditions that might be cured through embryonic stem cell research. For these people, every month matters.

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