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December 15, 2005 Newsletter

Genetic Crossroads
December 15th, 2005

Faked data, unethical egg procurement, cover-ups, lies: Stem cell and cloning scandal highlights need for real regulationGenetic CrossroadsDecember 15th, 2005
California stem cell research continues to stumbleGenetic CrossroadsDecember 15th, 2005
Reproductive Justice for AllA US Policy ConferenceGenetic CrossroadsDecember 15th, 2005The dangers posed by the new human genetic technologies were a major focus at the recent "Reproductive Justice for All" policy conference. It was an inspiring national gathering of more than 200 activists, advocates and academics. Co-hosted by Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Women's Studies Department at Smith College, the conference was designed to advance a social justice approach to reproductive and sexual health and rights.
National Council of Churches Approves Policy on New Human BiotechnologiesGenetic CrossroadsDecember 15th, 2005The National Council of Churches (NCC) has approved a comprehensive set of policies to guide its members "through the maze of moral decision-making in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology." The policies will be studied by the Council's member communions over the coming year and and then reviewed for final adoption.
CGS NewsGenetic CrossroadsDecember 15th, 2005
Other News Genetic CrossroadsDecember 15th, 2005
Eggs vs Ethics in the Stem Cell Debateby Emily Galpern and Marcy DarnovskyThe Nation onlineNovember 29th, 2005


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