Reexamining California's Cloning Legislation

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After the cloning of Dolly the Sheep, California passed the nation's toughest law against the artificial reproduction of human beings. Now, after Massachusetts-based Advanced Cell Technology announced that it had successfully cloned human embryos to be used in medical research, it turns out that California's tough law would not have prohibited such research. We learn why and what that means for research into cures for deadly diseases, from Republican State Senate Senator Jim Battin, who authored California's cloning ban, and David Gollaher, of the California Healthcare Institute, who is on the committee appointed to review the state's cloning ban
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The Wall Street Journal

Advanced Cell Technology

California's Cloning Bill (AB 1251, 1997-1998 session)

California Healthcare Institute

Ambassador Hotel

Los Angeles Unified School District



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton