ANSWER OPTION: I do not support federal funding for research on existing embryonic stem cell lines, but would support support federal funding to create lines of stem cells from new embryos.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: According to a VoteSmart.org Political Courage Test. (More Info)
ANSWER OPTION: The federal government should subsidize the creation of new stem cell lines and scientists should pursue embryonic stem cell research.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: According to her voting record in Congress Betty voted YES on two bills favoring federal funding for stem cell research. (More Info)