Legal Considerations:
Embryonic Cell Research

Bill Clinton
      • 1990 Congress voted to override the moratorium, vetoed by President Bush
      • 1993 President Clinton lifted the ban
      • 1994 the Human Embryo Research Panel favored research, but Clinton overrode the panel
      • 1995 Congress banned federal funding
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In 1990, Congress voted to override the moratorium on government funding of embryonic stem cell research, which was vetoed by President Bush. President Clinton lifted the ban, but changed hi mind the following year after public outcry. Congress banned federal funding in 1995.
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