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Kathy Mitchell, part of patent-awarded 'adult' stem cell team

newly-awarded U.S. patent, with fantastic ramifications for cures and treatments of conditions including Parkinson’s Disease, is further evidence of the importance of the recent lawsuit seeking to halt federal grants for embryonic research.

After seven years, Kansas State University’s Research Foundation has obtained proprietary rights for obtaining, culturing and banking “matrix” stem cells from the cushioning material (‘Wharton’s jelly’) inside umbilical cords, both human and animal.

Some of the purposes for these K-State-patented stem cells will be repairing nerve damage, cardiac muscle, and blood vessels.

Grants from the National Institute of Health (NIH) helped the researchers achieve this breakthough in accessing a plentiful source of reparative stem cells that do not involve the destruction of embryos. (more…)

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Alaska pro-life GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller & wife are former Kansans

Due to his unapologetic pro-life platform, Kansas native Joe Miller beat Alaska’s incumbent U.S.Senator Lisa Murkowski in a shocking upset that nearly went to a recount.

Miller is “unequivocally pro-life,” including opposing abortions for reasons of rape and incest, except “when the mother’s life is in danger.”

Alaska’s pro-life Ballot Measure 2 (which voters also approved) requires parents to be notified before their teen receives an abortion.

Miller pushed parental abortion notice over his own election! He told voters repeatedly: Flip your ballot over, vote ‘yes on 2.’ Before you vote for me, vote ‘yes on 2.’

During the campaign, Miller criticized Murkowski’s support for Roe v. Wade and destructive embryonic stem-cell research, as well as her opposition to the ‘Mexico City Policy’, which prevents American foreign aid dollars from funding abortion.  He supports repealing ‘Obamacare’.

“I pledge to you that if you send me to Washington D.C., there will be no greater advocate for life (more…)

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