WASHINGTON (ChurchMilitant.com) – In the wake of COVID-19, pro-lifers in the U.S. House and Senate are urging President Trump to hold firm to his June 2019 commitment to curtail research using organs and other tissue from aborted babies.
Responding to calls from Democratic colleagues to allow experimentation using aborted baby tissue to develop a Wuhan virus vaccine, on April 14, 131 Republican leaders penned a letter to Trump acknowledging that in the wake of the global pandemic, criticism of the president’s June 2019 decision “has reached a crescendo.”
They reminded the president that “aborted fetal tissue from ongoing abortions … has never been used in the production of a single vaccine.”
The letter also revealed that “the focus of current appeals for taxpayer money to buy fetal tissue is the supposed necessity of using aborted baby body parts to construct humanized mice to test drugs.” Among signatories from the House, 10 had firsthand knowledge of medical research — eight with M.D. and two with D.D.S. degrees. ….
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