Monday, August 23, 2010

Court Rules Against Fetal Stem Cell Policy

Good news from the bench.
(Reuters) - A U.S. district court issued a preliminary injunction on Monday stopping federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, in a slap to the Obama administration's new guidelines on the sensitive issue.

The court ruled in favor of a suit filed in June by researchers who said human embryonic stem cell research involved the destruction of human embryos.

Judge Royce Lamberth granted the injunction after finding the lawsuit would likely succeed because the guidelines violated law banning the use of federal funds to destroy human embryos.
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Tip o' the hat to Thomas.

For more on this issue, see the following:
**I was an embryo once too...
**Stem cells and Emotions
**Stem Cells For Dummies
**Stem Cells

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