bioethics

Animal Testing

Under the Animal Welfare Act, research using animals is legal as long as it has a legitimate scientific purpose. Researchers are asked to consider non-animal alternatives, to avoid duplication, and to administer pain relief that does not interfere with...

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryBans a procedure called a partial-birth abortion, used for ending pregnancy. Whether an abortion meets this definition has to do with the method used by the doctor and not with viability of the fetus or...