Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, April 7th, 2005
Eighty-four countries, including the United States, voted for the resolution.
Thirty-four countries, including Great Britain, voted against the ban and 37 countries, including many Islamic nations opted to abstain from the vote on the grounds that the U.N. had yet to issue an official stance on whether stem-cell research was a valid medical pursuit or the willful destruction of life.
The United Nations has called on member states to adopt urgent legislation outlawing all cloning practices.
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