KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Fetal Tissue Research Is Latest Flashpoint In Abortion Debate

[protected-iframe id="2c4d0f6db9e3b60c75be03019a1d46dd"] Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. [khn_slabs slabs="821957"] [khn_slabs slabs="821954"] [khn_slabs slabs="821984"] [khn_slabs slabs="821947"] The Trump administration this week announced efforts to restrict research using fetal tissue from elective abortions. The new policy bars such research by government scientists and creates hurdles for outside scientists that get funding from the National Institutes of Health. The move displaces a policy passed with bipartisan support in Congress more than 25 years ago. Meanwhile, on the campaign trail, former Vice President Joe Biden endured backlash fro...

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