SB 1565 would have guaranteed that cures developed out of the $3 billion in tax payer funding for prop. 71 (embryonic/cloning research) would have been available to poor, uninsured citizens of CA.
AB 2747 opens the door for more legislation for assisted suicide for the terminally ill.
Wesley J. Smith, our CBC Special Consultant has a great piece in today’s SF Chronicle on SB 1565 here.
- Jennifer Lahl, MA, BSN, RN, is founder and president of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network. Lahl couples her 25 years of experience as a pediatric critical care nurse, a hospital administrator, and a senior-level nursing manager with a deep passion to speak for those who have no voice. Lahl’s writings have appeared in various publications including Cambridge University Press, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, and the American Journal of Bioethics. As a field expert, she is routinely interviewed on radio and television including ABC, CBS, PBS, and NPR. She is also called upon to speak alongside lawmakers and members of the scientific community, even being invited to speak to members of the European Parliament in Brussels to address issues of egg trafficking; she has three times addressed the United Nations during the Commission on the Status of Women on egg and womb trafficking.