Bill bans human cloning in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill attempting to head off possible human cloning is starting its travel through Minnesota’s Legislature.
The human cloning ban is a priority of the state’s dominant anti-abortion group, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life. The legislation would make it a felony to attempt, perform or aid in cloning by combining embryonic eggs with the nucleus removed and other human cells.
The bill’s first stops were Tuesday in the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services and the House Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.