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Senate Proceeding on Apr 11th, 2007 :: 1:17:49 to 1:22:06
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John Kerry

1:03:31 to 1:17:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Kerry

John Kerry

1:17:34 to 1:17:49( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: and my father has that. awful us are away of issues that are -- all of us are aware of issues that affecting human beings and we want to see breakthroughs taking place. i think it is amazing ing

Bob Corker

1:17:49 to 1:17:59( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: the breakthroughs that are take place today with stem cell research, research from adult stem cells, research from -- that is taking place due from matter in am from amniotic fluids. research is taking

Bob Corker

1:17:49 to 1:22:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Corker

Bob Corker

1:17:59 to 1:18:11( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: place from cord blood research. there are amazing cures that are taking place in america today with this research and i doubt there is a senator in this body, not a senator in this body that doesn't

Bob Corker

1:18:11 to 1:18:26( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: support stem cell research. so the issue really comes down to embryonic stem cell research. i want you to know that over the course of the last two years i spent a tremendous amount of time looking into

Bob Corker

1:18:26 to 1:18:39( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: this issue, reading white papers, talking to researchers all across america, visiting embryonic adoption centers where embryos are actual actually being adopted and create ing human beings. and so because

Bob Corker

1:18:39 to 1:18:51( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: of this issue and because of the ethical divide that this issue seems to create with so many americans, a tremendous amount of time was put forth by myself and my staff staff. but myself firsthand

Bob Corker

1:18:51 to 1:19:02( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: to really reach a conclusion about this issue and to be able to communicate that to tennesseans and americans. and so let me say there are fwowr fourthings that i've learned about this issue. the

Bob Corker

1:19:02 to 1:19:14( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: senator from massachusetts just spoke and he and i have a clirch very different view on this issue. what i have learned about this issue is that honorable people can disagree. honorable people who

Bob Corker

1:19:14 to 1:19:27( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: truly want to see cures take place in americans and for people all across the world. honorable people can disagree as to their viewpoint as it relates to embryonic stem cell research. again, all of us

Bob Corker

1:19:27 to 1:19:39( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: support adult stem cell research. i think that the second thifng ea learned is there are tremendous makethroughs, as i've already mentioned. , regarding research that is taking place with adult

Bob Corker

1:19:39 to 1:19:51( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: stem cells, cord blood stem cells, amniotic fluids have matters that matter thatare create ing stem cells. tremendous cures are being create ed by this. thirdly, that science is going to absolutely

Bob Corker

1:19:51 to 1:20:07( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: outpace our ability ability to deal with this issue. there are no question that even if we pass legislation today, that science is going to continue to outpace us as it relates to our ability to

Bob Corker

1:20:07 to 1:20:20( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: deal with this fascinating area of science. butes also believe that science and that's breakthroughs are going to break but going to allow us tocontinue these cures for people all across this world

Bob Corker

1:20:20 to 1:20:39( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: without create ing this ethical void. i am u.a.e. here to strongly support and applaud the senator from georgia and the senator from minnesota who have put forth the hope hope act. i am here to strongly

Bob Corker

1:20:39 to 1:20:49( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: support senate aisle senate bill 30. and i'm here to voice opposition to senate bill number 5. senate bill number 5 which actually uses federal dollars to destroy human embryos. mr. president, i yield

Bob Corker

1:20:49 to 1:21:03( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: the rest of my time and thank you. the presiding officer: who kneeled yields time? mr. harkin: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from iowa. mr. harkin: i want to say to my friend from tennessee

Bob Corker

1:21:03 to 1:21:17( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: that there is not one dime in s. 5 that would be permit to be use ed for the destruction of embryos. not one dime. thees this bim does not override that. so not one dime in this bill can ever be

Bob Corker

1:21:17 to 1:21:31( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: use ed for the destruction of any embryo. i just want to make that very, very clear. mr. president, i'm -- -- toiment i want to yield 20 minutes to my clerks someone whom i have walker worked with

Bob Corker

1:21:31 to 1:21:42( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: on health issues issues now going back about 13 years i guess back to 1939 93, someone with whom i have worked very closely on a number of health issues and for whom i have a great deal of respect for

Bob Corker

1:21:42 to 1:21:52( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: his approach on this issue and so many others. i yield 20 minutes to the distinguished senator from utah, senator hatch. mr. hatch: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from utah is recognize

Bob Corker

1:21:52 to 1:22:06( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: ed. mr. hatch: i thank my colleague from iowa and i appreciate the arguments that he has been making here. and i rise to speak in support of embryonic stem cell research. first i plan to vote in favor of

Tom Harkin

1:22:06 to 1:22:20( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: both bills that will be considered today, s. 5, the stem cell enhancement act of 2007 and s. 30, the hope offered through principled and ethical research act. i call on my colleagues to pass these bills and i

Tom Harkin

1:22:06 to 1:23:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Harkin

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