By Wesley J. Smith The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) was a multi-billion dollar money suck agreed to by California voters in 2004 as a way to “resist Bush” about embryonic stem-cell research. The mendacious campaign promised Cures! Cures! Cures! with embryonic stem cells and therapeutic human cloning — even promising that disabled children …Continue reading "California Stem-Cell Agency Wants More Voter Money"
By Michael Cook The dispute over 2004’s Proposition 71, for setting up California’s $3 billion stem cell research institute, has surfaced again in the local media. Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik wrote a stinging critique as part of his attack on a new proposition to tax cigarettes to pay for medical research (that went …Continue reading "Skepticism about California’s stem cell institute persists"