Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra listens as President Joe Biden speaks about the southern border during a meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House March 24 in Washington. (photo: Evan Vucci / AP)
Experts outline the costs of disregarding the ethical considerations of such research.
By Lauretta Brown, EWTN News, April 26, 2021
Lauretta Brown Lauretta Brown is the Register’s Washington-based staff writer.
WASHINGTON — Former members of the Trump-era National Institutes of Health (NIH) Human Fetal Tissue Research Ethics Advisory Board and a pro-life expert on the topic are speaking out against the Biden administration’s recent decision to remove the requirement that the board review human fetal-tissue research from elective abortions.
In addition to highlighting the importance of ethical considerations, they also pointed out past ethical violations on the part of researchers that demonstrate the continuing need for such a review board. …
Archbishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix celebrated Mass with members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Region XIII who gathered at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls on Feb. 12, 2020, during their ad Limina Apostolorum visit. (photo: Daniel Ibanez / CNA/EWTN)