Re: NEWS: "Embryo Cloning Breakthrough"

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Mon Nov 26 2001 - 02:47:52 MST

On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 03:33:49PM -0800, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:
> > Apparently they can do this as they are privately funded, and so not
> > subject to the tight restrictions introduced by the Bush Administration.
> I believe that under the legislation passed by the U.S. House and
> proposed in the Senate what they did is likely to be illegal.
> I posted the URL's for the legislation back around August I think.
> You would have to read the bills in detail (and probably review
> the methods section of the ACT paper) to determine if they would have
> violated the legislation.

I think Reason Magazine has a good response to the petitions circulated
by the bioconservatives about this bill:
Some rather heavy names on that list.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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