LifeNews has full coverage of President George W. Bush's historic veto:
"This bill would support the taking of innocent human life of the hope of finding medical benefits for others. It crosses a moral boundary that our society needs to respect, so I vetoed it," Bush said.Read the rest here and contact President Bush to thank him for vetoing HR 810, the measure that uses federal taxpayer dollars to pay for embryonic stem cell research.
Some 18 families who had adopted frozen embryos -- called snowflake babies -- attended Bush's speech Wednesday. The families adopted the embryos that had been leftover from fertility treatments from other couples who didn't need them.
"Each of these children was still adopted while still an embryo and has been blessed with a chance to grow, to grow up in a loving family. These boys and girls are not spare parts," the president said.