US tries to ban human cloningBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7308.302/b (Published 11 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:302
- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- New York
Although the US House of Representatives voted last week to ban human cloning, the issue has not been resolved.
The bill will not become law unless passed this autumn by the Senate. The bill prohibits the cloning of human beings for producing babies and for medical research, making it a criminal offence punishable by up to …