"The science with embryonic stem cells is not progressing really at all," said Dr. David Prentice, the Family Research Council's senior fellow for life sciences. "In the meantime, patients have been successfully treated with adult stem cells."
"It's a difficult area. Whether we've had Democrat or Republican congresses or administrations, Congress has stuck to putting Dickey-Wicker in," said Dr. Prentice. "Even President Obama signed off on it in last year's budget."