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Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research)
Bill # H.R.2918

Original Sponsor:
Jim Banks (R-IN 3rd)

Cosponsor Total: 21
(last sponsor added 07/14/2017)
  20 Republicans
  1 Democrats
About This Legislation:
H.R. 2918, the Patients First Act, introduced by Rep. Jim Banks (R-In.), requires the federal National Institutes of Health to intensify research on types of stem-cell research that do not involve harming human embryos, "prioritizing research with the greatest potential for near-term clinical benefit in human patients."  National Right to Life supports the Patients First Act.
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