Candidate Positions on Stem cell research
The following positions reflect those used for each candidate in the Select A Candidate survey. They come from the candidates; public statements, Web sites, and responses to Minnesota Public Radio questionnaires. In some cases, candidiates have failed to respond to inquiries, and their position is noted as "No known opinion."
Question: Should federal funding be used to expand embryonic stem cell research?
Michele M. Bachmann
ANSWER OPTION: No. I voted against a bill to expand research to more embryonic stem cell lines.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: House Roll Call Vote, 2007
ANSWER OPTION: The potential life-saving benefits are too great to ignore.