Summary of Presentations on Religious Perspectives Relating to Research Involving Human Stem Cells, May 7, 1999
National Bioethics Advisory Commission, Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research v. 1: Report and Recommendations, 1999
10 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Date Written: September 1, 1999
As part of issuing its report and recommendations to President Clinton, the National Bioethics Advisory Commission heard testimony from several religious ethicists and theologians regarding different faith traditions' views of research involving human stem cells. This summary and analysis of that testimony was published as an appendix to the Commission's report.
Keywords: Human embryonic stem cell research, religion, federal funding, personhood
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