Joined by the vice president and several medical advisers, President Clinton announced a ban on any federal funding for human cloning and… read more
Joined by the vice president and several medical advisers, President Clinton announced a ban on any federal funding for human cloning and urged private sponsors to act similarly. He stressed that this research should not proceed without a great deal of discussion of its ethical implications. He also took reporters' questions on this and other issues, including Vice President Gore’s press conference the previous day on his fund-raising activities and congressional investigations into campaign fund-raising in the last election. close
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Bioethics Commission Cloning Report
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Public Service Announcement Campaign
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Presidential News Conference
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