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California Weighs Stem Cell Bond Issue

A pending ballot measure in California would funnel $3 billion over 10 years into embryonic stem cell research. President Bush restricted federal funding for such research three years ago. The California bond measure is largely supported by scientists and affected families; its detractors oppose it on mostly religious or fiscal grounds. NPR's Ina Jaffe reports.

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