Winners and Losers? EP rejects the Estrela Report Yet Again

The European Parliament rejected the controversial Estrela report yet again on the Dec. 10, with 351 members voting to send it back for further revision. The Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, put forward by Portuguese MEP Edite Estrela, was rejected once before in October. Despite the changes made by the Committee on […]

France Eases Stem Cell Research Ban, but Fight is Not Over

The French National Assembly passed a bill that will expand embryonic stem cell research in France, by a comfortable margin, but experts say that the fight over stem cells is far from over. The proposed law had already been adopted by the Senate, the upper house of France’s Parliament. Despite vociferous opposition from some, it […]