The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, or GINA, (H.R.493) has made it to the final stretch and now faces opposition in committee that threatens to weaken the bill. Tell members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee that we wont stand Continue reading Action Alert (USA): Help move GINA in the House!
On February 6th, President Bush released his proposed federal budget for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 to Congress. The President’s budget proposes deep cuts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for health promotion and quality of life Continue reading The President’s Budget Threatens the Christopher & Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC)
As you may know, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) is federally funded through the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The House and Senate Appropriations Committees are currently negotiating next year’s budget, and there is Continue reading The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
Today, Senator Bill Frist announced his support of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, HR 810. We appreciate his thoughtful consideration of this critical issue. Senator Frist’s announcement brings us one step closer to expanding federal funding of embryonic stem Continue reading A message from the Christopher Reeve Action Network: Crank up the heat on stem cells this August!
From Washington Post: Eric Yaverbaum, a New York PR executive whose wife is suffering from multiple sclerosis, is using his public relations acumen to start his own grass-roots campaign in support of stem cell research. Yaverbaum is asking caretakers, patients Continue reading Jericho Fights the Battle of Stem Cells
We did it. In a landmark vote that gives hope to millions of patients throughout the nation, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to expand the federal stem cell policy–a highly restrictive policy announced by President Bush in Continue reading We won! Stem Cell Bill Passed the House: A Message from the Christopher Reeve Action Network
It was just announced this afternoon – The House of Representatives will vote on the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act on TUESDAY, MAY 24th. We’ve been waiting for nearly four years for this opportunity. Through your hard work, we have Continue reading Just Announced! Stem Cell Vote on Tuesday: A Message from the Christopher Reeve Action Network
We’re pulling out all the stops. We’ve been working for almost four years to get a vote in the Congress. And this is our chance. The House Republican leadership has agreed to allow a floor vote on The Stem Cell Continue reading House of Representatives to Vote on Expanding the President’s Stem Cell Policy by the Memorial Day Recess: A Message from the Christopher Reeve Action Network
There are currently 197 co-sponsors of The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act. Click here to see if your Member of Congress is a co-sponsor, if they are, please thank them. We are only 20 co-sponsors away from a majority and Continue reading Call and Say Thanks!: A Message from the Christopher Reeve Action Network
As you know, our Congressional champions are re-introducing the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Act at the Spring Into Action Rally tomorrow, April 12th, in Washington D.C. Over 150 advocates are attending to educate legislators from across the country on paralysis research Continue reading Spring into Action! Join by phone