Biden admin. reverses Trump-era ban on fetal tissue research
The Christian Post - Under direction from President Joe Biden, the National Institutes of Health on Friday reversed the ban on using fetal tissue from aborted babies in research that had been put in place by former President Donald Trump.
The Trump administration’s policy required all applicants for NIH grants involving fetal tissue from elective abortions to be reviewed by an ethics board, but a notice released by the NIH Friday states that “HHS/NIH will not convene another NIH Human Fetal Tissue Research Ethics Advisory Board.”
It says, “HHS is reversing its 2019 decision that all research applications for NIH grants and contracts proposing the use of human fetal tissue from elective abortions will be reviewed by an Ethics Advisory Board.”
The notice adds, “NIH reminds the community of expectations to obtain informed consent from the donor for any NIH-funded research using human fetal tissue … and of continued obligations to conduct such research only in accord with any applicable federal, state, or local laws and regulations, including prohibitions on the payment of valuable consideration for such tissue.”
The National Right to Life Committee condemned “this sickening decision by the Biden administration.”
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