Federal appeals court reverses stem cell research funding ban

[JURIST] The US Appeals Court for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Friday overturned [opinion, PDF] last year’s ruling that placed a preliminary injunction [text, PDF, JURIST report] on federal funding of embryonic stem cell [JURIST archive] research. In a 2-1 vote by a three-judge panel, the court concluded that those opposing the funding had not shown that their case was likely to succeed on the merits. Additionally, the court gave considerable weight to the inequity that…

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