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The Academy study provides a list of vaccines that are incriminated today as using cell lines derived from aborted fetuses.
During the hearings, Harada admitted to disposing of the fetuses but pleaded not guilty to violating the waste disposal law, arguing aborted fetuses do not constitute ''waste'' under the law.
Experimenting with stem cells from aborted fetuses is no different from experimenting on a child who has died in birth.
While Bush has stated several times since taking office that he would oppose federal money for stem cell research, it remains unclear whether he would oppose all stem cell research, or only that which involves embryos or aborted fetuses.
Using fetal tissue for medical research with a possible view to using it to grow new organs makes a lot of people cringe; most of the fetal tissue comes from aborted fetuses.
The GAP display consists of graphic six-by-thirteen-foot color billboards of Holocaust, black lynching, and other victims of real genocide juxtaposed with pictures of aborted fetuses.
Right-to-lifers love to show pictures of aborted fetuses.
After Geron scientists announced in November 1998 that they'd isolated human embryonic stem cells from donated embryos and aborted fetuses, President Clinton asked the National Bioethics Advisory Commission to look into any ethical issues associated with stem cells.
Gearhart of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore described his group's apparent success at finding these versatile cells by sifting through tissues, from aborted fetuses, normally destined to give rise to either sperm or egg cells (SN: 7/19/97, p.
Scientists in India have injected cells from the eyes of aborted fetuses into the eyes of people with retinitis pigmentosa, the most common inherited cause of blindness.
Those proposals were for the use of ovarian tissue, including ova, not only from live donors, but from cadavers and aborted fetuses, to treat infertile women.
Tensions regarding the abortion law were exacerbated when Italian bishops celebrated a "life day" on the first Sunday in February and condemned what they see as an "antilife mentality" evidenced in Italy's birth rate, currently one of the lowest in the West The polemic was further inflamed when the media made public the fact that since 1988 the local branch of the National Health Service in Bracciano has routinely buried aborted fetuses.
Though biological hurdles are common ground for both ASCs and ESCs, the latter face political barriers because they originate from discarded human embryos or aborted fetuses stored at in vitro fertilization clinics.
The announcement comes after an undercover video surfaced showing an executive at the clinic discussing the cost of providing organs from aborted fetuses for medical research.
In 2005, the Pontifical Academy for Life released a study titled "Moral Reflections on Vaccines Prepared From Cells Derived From Aborted Human Fetuses," concerning the moral implications of getting vaccines manufactured with human cell lines derived from voluntarily aborted fetuses.