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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Daniel Schmid
The House bill would tell hospitals and other research organizations they can't "just do what they want" with children who are separated from their parents, said Daniel Schmid, an attorney with Liberty Counsel, which worked to win Justina's release from state care.
The Justina bill "heightens the standard" by disallowing foster children from being involved in taxpayer-funded research that carries "greater-than-minimal risk with no or minimal prospect of direct benefit," Mr. Schmid said.