Kirkland, Rik
September 2005
Fortune;9/5/2005, Vol. 152 Issue 5, p21
Focuses on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. Idea that Frist reached a compromise on a bill that would expand the number of federally funded stem-cell lines; Uncertainty about Frist's stance on reproductive and on therapeutic cloning; The arguments of opponents and proponents concerning the cloning bill; Outlook for the battle over therapeutic cloning and for Frist to support a House-passed bill to make stem-cell lines eligible for federal funding; Efforts of the religious right to ban research using human embryos.


Related Articles

  • Frist backs stem cell legislation.  // Issues in Science & Technology;Fall2005, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p22 

    This article focuses on the move by U.S. Senate majority leader Bill Frist to support a legislation that would loosen President George W. Bush's restrictions on controversial embryonic stem cell research. Frist said that the limitations put in place in 2001 will slow the country's ability to...

  • FIGHTING FOR THEIR LIVES. Morris, Betsy; Neering, Patricia // Fortune International (Europe);9/5/2005, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p50 

    Focuses on California's Proposition 71, an initiative to spend three billion dollars on stem-cell research. The fight by Lisa Altman, who is seeking a cure for the juvenile diabetes that runs in her family; Passage of the initiative in November 2004; How opposition from the religious right and...

  • THE SENATOR SURGEON EXPLAINS HIMSELF. Kirkland, Rik // Fortune International (Europe);9/5/2005, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p54 

    Presents an interview with Majority Leader Bill Frist, the U.S. Senate's only doctor. Reason why he endorsed a limited expansion of stem-cell research; Differences between his position and that of President George W. Bush; Belief that living human embryos should not be created solely for the...

  • FIGHTING FOR THEIR LIVES. Morris, Betsy; Neering, Patricia // Fortune;8/22/2005, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p48 

    Focuses on Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist's decision to support an expansion of embryonic stem-cell research, and its potential effects on California's Proposition 71 to spend $3 billion on stem-cell research; Efforts of Lisa Altman, mother of two children with juvenile diabetes, to collect...

  • THE SENATOR SURGEON EXPLAINS HIMSELF. Kirkland, Rik // Fortune;8/22/2005, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p55 

    Presents an interview with Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. Frist's endorsement of expanded embryonic stem-cell research; Reasons behind Frist's decision to give his speech, citing a need to explain his views to his colleagues; Existence of 78 stem-cell lines when U.S. President established...

  • Flap Over the Frist Flip. Wolffe, Richard // Newsweek;8/8/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 6, p8 

    Reports on Senator Bill Frist's decision to break with U.S. President George W. Bush and support federal funding of embryonic stem-cell research. Claim by a senior Bush advisor that Frist has changed his position on stem-cell research before; Observation that Frist's shift has fired-up Bush...

  • Teetering on the brink.  // Nature Biotechnology;Oct2010, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p987 

    The author argues in favor of U.S. federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research. According to the author, regenerative medicine will be less attractive to investment if the U.S. government abandons the field. A discussion is provided on District Court Judge Royce Lamberth's...

  • Contentious Vote Deferred. Mitka, Mike // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/14/2005, Vol. 294 Issue 22, p2833 

    The article reports on the status of legislation concerning embryonic stem cell research in the United States. A Senate vote was deferred until 2006 because of legislative demands from hurricane relief efforts and hearings on Supreme Court nominations. The S471 bill, cosponsored by Arlen Specter...

  • Perspectives.  // Newsweek;8/8/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 6, p23 

    Presents quotes from notable people in current events and political cartoons. U.S. Senator Bill Frist on embryonic stem-cell research; British Prime Minister Tony Blair on the IRA's decision to abandon its use of violence; Little league coach Chris Mosher on having his team banned from speaking...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics