New poll on the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research and human cloning which was "commissioned by the Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)" is out. Another poll, sponsored by the pro-embryonic stem cell group Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research was released earlier this month. The polls ask different questions in different ways and, not surprisingly, have different results.
Some Presbyteries are hoping to make the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) stance on abortion a little less pro-choice. One overture seems to be targeting the Presbyterian Church's financial support of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.