Hopes Daschled

Cloning | Majority leader breaks commitment, will not permit open debate on cloning ban
by Tim Graham
Posted 6/22/02, 12:00 am

Looks like the fix is in on Sen. Sam Brownback's (R-Kan.) legislation to ban human cloning. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) last year had promised a straight-up debate on the matter.

That was then, and this is now.

"It is clear," said an angry Sen. Brownback, "that on the issue of cloning, the objective of the Senate Democrat majority is to obstruct the will of the vast majority of the American people, a bipartisan majority in the House, and the president."

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