U.S. Senate record vote 127, 110th Congress, Session 1

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Scored vote

Scorecard: American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"The Senate passed a bill mandating the use of federal funds in research on embryonic stem cells derived from surplus embryos at in vitro fertilization clinics. ACU opposes such research and opposed the bill."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.acuratings.org/)

Scored vote

Scorecard: Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) sponsored the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act (S. 5), which sought to overturn President Bush’s policy on funding human embryonic stem cell research. The bill would authorize the National Institutes of Health to fund stem cell research that requires the destruction of human embryos. On June 20, 2007, President George W. Bush vetoed this bill as he did a similar bill last year"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.frcaction.org/get.cfm?i=VR08I01)

Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Support embryonic-stem-cell research. April 11. (63-34; 60 votes required because of a unanimous consent agreement)"

(Original scorecard available at http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/senate_votes.htm

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