Tom McFeely is the National Catholic Register’s News Editor. He lives in British Columbia.
Go here to read an Associated Press report about the new “final rules” for federal funding of embryonic stem-cell research, released a short time ago today by the National Institutes for Health.
The rules are a follow-up to the new federal stem-cell guidelines announced in March by President Barack Obama. Pro-lifers condemned the new rules for allowing funding for research that involves stem cell lines derived from the killing of so-called “surplus” embryos stored at IVF clinics.