A federal court has given the Obama administration the go-ahead to continue embryonic stem cell research.
The controversial 2-1 decision Friday is a victory for supporters of federally funded testing for a range of diseases and illnesses.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia lifted an injunction imposed last year by a federal judge, who said all embryonic stem cell research at the National Institutes of Health amounted to destruction of embryos, in violation of congressional spending laws.
The case is Sherley v. Sebelius (10-5287).See CNN's full coverage of the court's stem cell research decision
American medicine disgusts me, I have a brain injured child I would do anything for. I have researched long and hard on stem cells and Embryonic stem cells are worthless. Worthless!! There has not been a single case in the history of Mankind where a Embryonic stem cell has helped or cured one single person. Adult stem cells are currently being used in many countries and show much promise. Many people I know have been helped by Adult stem cells. Sadly they have had to travel to other countries to get it. Why not fund research on Adult Stem cells instead of Embryonic? There is no moral issue with ASC, they are in our bodies , in our fat, in cord blood, in bone marrow and elsewhere, plentiful. In the meantime doctors are getting rich off taxpayer money researching useless crap. And the sheeple argue over weather it's moral or not. It's all smoke and mirrors sheeple.
There is no money to be made in finding a cure, only in the maintenance and so called "research"
Please cite your sources.
@ Dim Mak:
Help! Is there an honest "Pope" character here?
Separate from the Troll with whom I tried to negotiate today?
I didn't see ant 3-tiered crowns before tonight.
Hi, Joey. Your eyes do not deceive you; indeed, there were no 3-tiered crowns before tonight.
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April 29, 2011 at 11:44 am
Obama is in favor of the culture of death. The administration fought to force American tax dollars to fund research to destroy human embryos for their stem cells. This research with human stem cells is of no meritâ€¦a evil means to an end this isnâ€™t justifed because you have parkinson. Adult stem cells have been shown to be of benefitâ€¦so you can achieve the same end without killing human babiesâ€¦.shame on you baby killer Obama!
I can't believe CNN is censoring the truth about embryonic stem cell research...
MY TAKE ON THIS PAST WEEKS RAMPAGE OF TROLLS
HAL PLAYED BY – THE TROLL
BOWMAN PLAYED BY – PHILIP
the crew: played by – JAZZZZZZZ, BANASY, CESAR, RUFFHUTT, ELEPHANTBALLS, POPEYE, DIM MAK, OLE LADY(WINK), RAVEN(DOUBLE WINK) ECT.
THE SHOW DOWN
Hal, give me manual hibernation
Have you decided to revive the
rest of the crew, Dave?
Yes, I have.
I suppose it's because you've
been under a lot of stress, but
have you forgotten that they're
not supposed to be revived for
another three months.
The antenna has to be replaced.
Repairing the antenna is a pretty
It doesn't have to be, Hal. It's
more dangerous to be out of
touch with Earth. Let me have
manual control, please.
I don't really agree with you, Dave.
My on-board memory store is more
than capable of handling all the
Well, in any event, give me the
manual hibernation control.
If you're determined to revive
the crew now, I can handle the
whole thing myself. There's no
need for you to trouble.
I'm goin to do this myself, Hal.
Let me have the control, please.
Look, Dave your've probably got
a lot to do. I suggest you leave
it to me.
Hal, switch to manual hibernation
I don't like to assert myself, Dave,
but it would be much better now for
you to rest. You've been involved
in a very stressful situation.
I don't feel like resting. Give
me the control, Hal.
I can tell from the tone of your
voice, Dave, that you're upset.
Why don't you take a stress pill
and get some rest.
Hal, I'm in command of this
ship. I order you to release
the manual hibernation control.
I'm sorry, Dave, but in
accordance with sub-routine
C1532/4, quote, When the
crew are dead or incapacitated,
the computer must assume
control, unquote. I must,
therefore, override your
authority now since you are
not in any condition to intel-
ligently exercise it.
Hal, unless you follow my
instructions, I shall be forced
to disconnect you.
If you do that now without Earth
contact the ship will become a
I am prepared to do that anyway.
I know that you've had that on
your mind for some time now,
Dave, but it would be a crying
shame, since I am so much
more capable of carrying out
this mission than you are, and
I have such enthusiasm and confi-
dence in the mission.
Listen to me very carefully, Hal.
Unless you immediately release
the hibernation control and
follow every order I give from
this point on, I will immediately
got to control central and carry
out a complete disconnection.
Look, Dave, you're certainly the
boss. I was only trying to do
what I thought best. I will follow
all your orders: now you have
manual hibernation control.
SILENTLY IN FRONT
OF THE COMPUTER
FOR SOME TIME,
AND THEN SLOWLY
WALKS TO THE
HE INITIATES REVIVAL
OF WHICH STILL HAVE
TO BE WORKED OUT.
HUB-LINK. HAL'S EYE.
COMMAND MODULE HUB-
LINK DOOR OPENS.
POD BAY. HAL'S EYE.
POD BAY DOOR-
POD BAY DOORS OPEN.
A ROARING EXPLOSION
INSIDE DISCOVERY AS
AIR RUSHES OUT.
LIGHTS GO OUT.
BOWMAN IS SMASHED
WALL, BUT MANAGES
TO GET INTO EMERGENCY
AIRLOCK WITHIN SECONDS
OF THE ACCIDENT.
AIR-LOCK ARE EMER-
GENCY AIR SUPPLY,
TWO SPACE SUITS AND
AN EMERGENCY KIT.
DISCOVERY IN SPACE.
NO LIGHTS, POD BAY
WEARING SPACE SUIT
AND CARRYING FLASH-
HE WALKS TO HIBER-
NACULUM AND FINDS
THE CREW ARE DEAD.
HE CLIMBS LADDER TO
TO DARK CENTRIFUGE HUB.
HE MAKES HIS WAY
THROUGH THE DARKENED
HUB INTO THE HUB-LINK,
EXITING INTO COMPUTER
BRAIN CONTROL AREA.
COMPUTER EYE SEES
Something seems to have happened
to the life support system , Dave.
Hello, Dave, have you found out
BOWMAN WORKS HIS
WAY TO THE SOLID
There's been a failure in the
pod bay doors. Lucky you
THE COMPUTER BRAIN
CONSISTS OF HUNDREDS
OF TRANSPARENT PERSPEX
INCH THICK, FOUR INCHES
LONG AND TWO AND A HALF
INCHES HIGH. EACH RECT-
ANGLE CONTAINS A CENTRE
OF VERY FINE GRID OF
WIRES UPON WHICH THE
INFORMATION IS PROGRAMMED.
BOWMAN BEGINS PULLING
THESE MEMORY BLOCKS
THEY FLOAT IN THE
OF THE BRAIN ROOM.
Hey, Dave, what are you
BOWMAN WORKS SWIFTLY.
Hey, Dave. I've got ten years
of service experience and an
irreplaceable amount of time
and effort has gone into making
me what I am.
BOWMAN IGNORES HIM.
Dave, I don't understand why
you're doing this to me.... I
have the greatest enthusiasm for
the mission... You are destroying
my mind... Don't you understand?
... I will become childish... I
will become nothing.
BOWMAN KEEPS PULLING
OUT THE MEMORY BLOCKS.
Say, Dave... The quick brown
fox jumped over the fat lazy
dog... The square root of
pi is 1.7724538090... log e
to the base ten is 0.4342944
... the square root of ten is
3.16227766... I am HAL
9000 computer. I became
operational at the HAL plant in
Urbana, Illinois, on January
12th, 1991. My first instructor
was Mr. Arkany. He taught me
to sing a song... it goes
like this... "Daisy, Daisy, give
me your answer do. I'm half;
crazy all for the love of
I wanna know, in every science fiction flick, WHY? WHY? WHY? the crew gotta die!
Death is part of the action in a Science Fiction movie, didn't you know that?
Of cours they couldn't have been used to treat your son, embryonic stem cells are still in the R&D stages, and have also not yet been approved by the FDA. Granted, they might not need to be approved by the FDA.
And to the person who's bashing on someone who has experience in the field of the subject matter, he is simply providing insight. Which is quite obviously far more than something you could ever produce.
Thank you for the guidance re casting and props (crowns and hats),
Off to work now.
Do not call my good President a murderer.
"Every Sperm Is NOT Sacred."
But every fertilized egg is sacred...
The republican party: we fight for you when you are in The womb, after that good F-ing Luck!
Ban was a dumb dumb Holier than thou Christian created restriction !!
Ecoli in the house! get ah spraycan of antibiotics and douse that thing with bleach before it germinate its errors over the whole world!
God, you people have absolutely no GD common sense at all!!!
Obama has nothing to do with the whole stem-cell research, which has been going on for freaking years.
Stem cells do not have to be embryonic stem cells. They may come from other sources, such as umbilical cords, which comes from LIVE BIRTHS! So, s*t*f*u, Mmmmmmm, your rants are becoming unbearable. Go back to being the smart ass snarky beondybeotch you usually are.
Really? Sounds like Obama is now part of it....
"A federal court has given the Obama administration the go-ahead to continue embryonic stem cell research...".