Hot News Stories (8/31/15)Posted: August 31, 2015
New study shows a leading stem cell therapy could improve mobility in patients paralyzed by a spinal cord injury. The therapy is the first product derived from human embryos to be tested on humans and its success is a key step toward proving that embryonic stem cell research could cure diseases such as cancer, Parkinson’s and serious health conditions such immune deficiencies, stroke and spinal injuries.
The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT)
Anti-choice Utah Governor Gary Herbert has ordered all state agencies to stop providing federal funds to the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah.
Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, NE)
The political storm resulting from undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood appears to be stirring up Nebraska’s anti-choice movement as five state lawmakers already have begun discussing new anti-choice legislation to propose.