Monday, May 18, 2009

Press Release: Gov. Pawlenty signs ban on taxpayer funding of human cloning

The following news release was issued on May 18, 2009.

ST. PAUL – Pro-life Governor Tim Pawlenty signed a ban on taxpayer funding of human cloning on Saturday, reported Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization.

“MCCL applauds Governor Pawlenty and the state Legislature for establishing a clear ethical boundary which upholds the integrity of the human embryo and opposes the commodification of the human body,” said MCCL Executive Director Scott Fischbach. “The majority of Americans and Minnesotans oppose human cloning and do not want to be forced to pay for it.”

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