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Issue Position: Support for life and ethical stem-cell research

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Rep. Donohoe supports legislation protecting life and providing information and counseling for expectant mothers. He supported recent abortion counseling legislation that gives mothers considering abortion an opportunity to see a sonogram of her baby and have access to counseling assistance.

Rep. Donohoe also supports ethical stem-cell research with adult (not embryonic) stem cells. As a kidney transplant recipient himself, Owen understands the importance of lifesaving cures and treatments. He also knows the risks and rewards of medical research, and that we cannot allow research to come at the expense of human life. Rep. Donohoe is pro-life and against human cloning/SCNT (somatic cell nuclear transfer).


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