Don't Do Me No More Favors
Outside of TIA, unfortunately, there is no school of thought that advocates no restrictions on medical innovation.
"Stem Cell Spending Fight Builds," Megan Garvey, LA Times, 12/7/04
"Although she campaigned for Proposition 71's passage, she said from the start that she felt it did not provide adequate specifics on key matters such as guaranteeing that Californians can afford the treatments they paid to develop, providing profit sharing for the state and ensuring transparency in how the billions are spent. Klein, a Palo Alto real estate developer who headed the multimillion-dollar campaign to pass the initiative, said such interference from politicians was exactly what he intended to prevent when he drew up the legislation. 'One of the vital goals was to provide stability in rule-making,' Klein said Monday at a National Academies of Science seminar on practices for the new agency. Klein cited President Bush's decision three years ago to restrict funding for embryonic stem cell research because of ethical objections as an example of how politics can 'destabilize and discourage' scientists from pursuing a controversial field."