Trump Ends Research Use of Human Fetal Death Remains

Pro-life advocates received a boost from the administration of President Donald Trump, who ended funding and government research use of human fetal death remains, restoring an ethical standard regarding links between abortion and research industries. (NYT photo)

The Daily Mail – The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes.

At least one university’s government funding will be terminated, effective immediately, although officials suggested that other research may be allowed to continue under intense scrutiny. The policy change will not affect privately funded research that used human fetal tissue.

Ending the use of fetal tissue by the government is a victory for anti-abortion activists, part of President Donald Trump’s political base, as well as for his Vice President, Mike Pence, who has called the sale and use of fetal tissue horrific.

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