June 9, 2005 -
President Bush recently condemned South Korean researchers who developed a process for cloning human embryos: "I'm very concerned about cloning. I worry about a world in which cloning becomes accepted."
April 16, 2005 -
Katrina vanden Heuvel at The Nation has a post up today about the recent victory in the Maryland General Assembly, which passed legislation requiring companies with 10,000 or more employees to spend at least 8% of their payroll on health benefits for workers.
April 8, 2005 -
Yesterday, Wal-Mart warned the state of Maryland (an honorary Southern state in our book) that "approval of a bill that would require it to boost health care spending in Maryland could endanger its plans for growth in the state," reports the Washington Post.
April 7, 2005 -
The St. Petersburg Times reports on how the Hillsborough County (Florida) commission has voted to ban three-time felons from an indigent health care program run by the county. The health plan has fallen into financial crisis, and the change was presented as a way to cut costs.