HI EVERYONE
As a member of this group fighting for embryonic stem cell research here"s what I learned today.
I'd encourage everyone to send emails, letters, etc.....ASAP TO THE CONGRESS, through this web site or any other.
Now it's a very crucial time.



June 30th, 2006 Stem Cell Update

Here’s what happened: Yesterday (Thursday, June 29th) at 1 p.m. Sen. Frist announced a unanimous consent stem cell package — which would require support from all 100 Senators. At that time Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklohoma pledged that he would reject it, thus killing H.R. 810 and virtually destroying any chance that we would see an acutal vote on the historic legislation. Senator Frist seemed willing to allow this to transpire and made plans to announce the UC package’s defeat around 4 p.m.
By 2 p.m., however, thousands and thousands of DefCon members, along with members of other groups were mobilized to contact their Senators as well as Senator Frist demanding that the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act be given a real chance for a vote — something the failure of the unanimous consent package would have denied.
Within an hour Frist’s office was overwhelmed with .........
http://www.defconblog.org/