Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research Continues

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An appeals court Thursday decided to suspend a district court’s prohibition on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research while the court reviews whether it violates a ban by Congress on spending taxpayer money for experiments that are connected in any way with the destruction of human embryos.

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ACLJ Applauds Bush Decision on Stem Cell Research

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(Washington, DC)-- The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm and educational organization, said President Bush’s decision to prohibit the use of federal funds to destroy human embryos to obtain stem cells for research is the “correct” decision on this critical issue.

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Decision on stem-cell research divides abortion opponents

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WASHINGTON (ABP) -- President Bush's decision on stem-cell research is dividing the pro-life religious community. According to a New York Times article published Aug. 12, the split doesn't fall along religious or theological lines, pitting, for example, Catholics against Protestants. Instead, it appears to be tactical: pragmatist versus purist.

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Beyond the stem cell controversy, questions of life's purpose arise

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DEERFIELD, Ill. (BP)--The human embryonic stem cell debate has been at an impasse since the discovery of the unusual properties of unique precursor cells. In 1998 two teams of privately funded researchers were able to isolate and culture stem cells from human embryos. Some scientists believe these cells may be used to treat and cure a number of diseases, including Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and diabetes.

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