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Trump admin halts funding for research using bodies of aborted children

Today, the Trump administration announced its intent to end taxpayer-funded government contracts with the University of California-San Francisco, which uses the bodies of aborted children to perform various research. The administration plans to pursue more ethical research. The move follows undercover investigations by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) exposing how Planned Parenthood did business with fetal tissue procurement agencies. The announcement also comes after 74 Members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary Alex Azar asking for an HHS-wide moratorium on funding research that uses the body parts of aborted babies. As previously reported by Live Action News, very recently, a University of California government-funded lab mistakenly sought to obtain aborted fetal body parts from CMP.

In summary, the decision makes five specific changes, which Live Action has applauded

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