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House bill on human cloning

[JURIST] By a vote of 241-155 Thursday the US House of Representatives passed a bill to prohibit human cloning. Review The Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2003 [bill summary of HR 534], the detailed House Committee Report [text] on the bill, and read a floor statement supporting the legislation by House Judiciary Committee Chairman James Sensenbrenner [statement text]. The Senate has similar legislation under consideration.

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