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Thursday, June 30

Ok this is not ha ha funny but...

In the Senate: To prohibit the use of funds by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to accept, consider, or rely on third-party intentional dosing human studies for pesticides or to conduct intentional dosing human studies for pesticides.
Vote Counts: YEAs 60
NAYs 37
Not Voting 3

If you go and look at the 37 who voted to support the use of human pesticide testing, it's the prolifers! But wait... they are only pro-life if a corporation can't make money off it.

By a 60-37 vote, the Senate approved a provision from Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., that would block the EPA from relying on such testing _ including 24 human pesticide experiments currently under review _ as it approves or denies pesticide applications. (WaPo)


The Culture of Life administration had "lifted a partial moratorium imposed in 1998 by the Clinton administration on using human testing for pesticide approvals. Under the change, political appointees are refereeing on a case-by-case basis any ethical disputes over human testing." (WaPo)

Corporations always trump human beings. And don't you forget it!
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