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Jim Doyle on Abortion

Democratic WI Governor


Stem cell research holds promise for debilitating diseases

Doyle returned to the stem cell issue, unveiling a TV ad with actor Michael J. Fox, who has Parkinson’s disease. The ad suggests that the Doyle campaign sees the stem cell issue as a powerful way to woo undecided voters. Stem cell research is seen as holding the promise to cure or lead to treatments for a host of debilitating diseases. In the ad, Fox says Doyle “knows the promise (the research) holds & the jobs it can create,” while saying Green “has stood in the way of embryonic stem cell research.”
Source: Campaign website, www.doylelawton.com, “Issues” , Nov 7, 2006

Keep WI the leader, as the birthplace of stem cell research

My mother recently passed away from Parkinson’s, so I understand the importance of keeping Wisconsin--the birthplace of stem cell research--the world’s stem cell leader. Rep. Green stood with George Bush when Bush vetoed federal funding for stem cell research and has voted to ban or criminalize stem cell research 8 times. The future of embryonic stem cell research hangs in the balance on Election Day. As long as I’m governor, I will never turn my back on families that look to this research for hope.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette & Post-Crescent, “On the issues” , Oct 29, 2006

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