Supreme Court Lets Embryonic Stem Cell Research Proceed

The Supreme Court refused to step into the emotionally charged debate over embryonic stem cell research Monday, declining to hear a case that sought to stop government funding on ethical grounds.

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  • Stem Cell Research Court Cases | Stem Cell Medical ...
    The case of diabetes especially illustrates … after years of legal battles and fights in Congress, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could pay for research that uses human embryonic stem cells.
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    The injunction put NIH funding for embryo-destructive research on hold. District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth in his ruling stated “(Embryonic stem cell) research is clearly research in which an embryo is destroyed,” and “Congress has spoken to the precise question at issue-whether federal funds may be used for research in which an embryo is destroyed.
    10/30/2019 - 7:27 am | View Website
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