New York state will begin using tax payer dollars to pay women to donate their eggs for embryonic stem cell research. Washington Post article here. Hat tip Mona Charen at the Corner.
“We want to enhance the potential of stem cell research. If we are going to encourage stem cell research as a solution for a variety of diseases, we should remove barriers to the greatest extent possible,” said David Hohn, vice chairman of the board’s two committees that endorsed the move. “We decided to break some new territory.”