Pro-Life Feminist Group Sues NYS over Compensation for Women’s Eggs – FOX 40 WICZ TV – Binghamton, NY [10/14/2009]
This is a release sent to us the Rochester-based Feminists Choosing Life of New York.
ALBANY, N.Y.—Feminists Choosing Life of New York (FCLNY) filed suit Friday in New York State Supreme Court (Albany) to block the use of taxpayer funds to pay women recruited to donate their eggs for embryonic stem cell research.
FCLNY Executive Director, Wendy McVeigh stated: “New York State has the responsibility to protect women. Instead, the state is using taxpayers’ dollars to entice young, economically vulnerable women to experiment in this medically risky procedure.”
New York State is the first governmental entity anywhere in the U.S. to approve taxpayer money to pay women to undergo an invasive procedure to harvest eggs for embryonic stem cell research…