Adult stem cell researchers seek district court ruling reversal on human embryonic stem cell research

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012/Christian Newswire --

Today, on behalf of the adult stem researchers it represents, the Jubilee Campaign's Law of Life Project and their co-counsel at the Alliance Defense Fund and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, filed their opening Appellants' Brief asking the United States Court of Appeals to "reverse the district court's judgment in favor of Defendants, reverse the grant of Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment and the denial of [Appellants'] Motion for Summary Judgment, and remand with directions to enter summary judgment for [Appellants]."

Appellants argue that The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for funding human embryonic stem-cell research "are invalid because they violate [the federal law known as] the Dickey-Wicker Amendment" and because they were promulgated in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act. Accordingly, Appellants argue that they -- "not Defendants -- are entitled to summary judgment."

Appellants are appealing the United States District Court for the District of Columbia's July 27, 2011, decision dismissing their challenge to the Obama administration's unprecedented and unlawful federal funding of destructive human embryo research. Appellants argue that the district court erroneously interpreted and applied the Court of Appeal's April 29, 2011, ruling vacating the district court's August 23, 2010, preliminary injunction of the NIH Guidelines that the Obama Administration promulgated to permit the federal funding of "research in which" human embryos are "knowingly subjected to risk of injury or death."

While again affirming the standing of adult stem-cell researchers to challenge these regulations, the federal district court dismissed the case saying that it had no choice under the "mandate rule" but to follow the Court of Appeal's April 29 ruling that Congress' ban on human embryonic research was written in a sufficiently "ambiguous" fashion to ban the use of federal funds that risked the "injury or death" of human embryos, but not the use of federal funds to do research on the embryonic stem cells that were derived from such injury or destruction.

In the words of U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth explaining his July 27 decision: "While it may be true that by following the Court of Appeals' conclusion as to the ambiguity of 'research,' the Court has become a grudging partner in a bout of 'linguistic jujitsu,' Sherley, 2011 WL 1599685, at 22 (Henderson, J. dissenting), such is life for an antepenultimate court." ...

Read entire press release here.




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
DFW Catholic.org Aug 4, 2015, 6:45 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 4, 2015, 6:01 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 4, 2015, 6:33 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 4, 2015, 6:15 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Aug 4, 2015, 6:00 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 4, 2015, 6:12 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 4, 2015, 2:08 am
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 2:09 am
SUNLIT UPLANDS Aug 4, 2015, 2:20 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 4, 2015, 1:12 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 4, 2015, 1:35 am
In Defense of the Defenseless Aug 4, 2015, 12:24 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Aug 4, 2015, 1:20 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 4, 2015, 12:13 am
Truth and Charity Forum Aug 4, 2015, 12:01 am
The Ohio Anglican.blog Aug 4, 2015, 1:03 am
Papa Mike's Blog Aug 3, 2015, 11:43 pm
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 12:08 am
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Aug 4, 2015, 12:01 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Aug 4, 2015, 12:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 11:08 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Aug 3, 2015, 10:47 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Aug 3, 2015, 10:33 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 9:35 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 10:41 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 10:08 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 9:21 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 10:06 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Aug 3, 2015, 10:10 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 6:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 6:14 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 7:44 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 7:41 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 9:07 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 8:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 9:07 pm
The Truth About Margaret Sanger Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Pro-Life PA by Sue Cirba Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 7:44 pm
Americans United for Life Blog Aug 3, 2015, 8:36 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
NoisyRoom.net Aug 3, 2015, 7:35 pm
In Defense of the Defenseless Aug 3, 2015, 6:36 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 6:56 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 7:14 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 8:55 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 8:05 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 8:45 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 6:41 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 7:02 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 6:33 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 3, 2015, 7:34 pm
Musing Aug 3, 2015, 7:02 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 6:03 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 7:14 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 6:56 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 6:03 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Aug 3, 2015, 7:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 6:07 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 6:07 pm
NoisyRoom.net Aug 3, 2015, 5:39 pm
Iowa Right To Life Jun 5, 2015, 1:28 pm
Iowa Right To Life Jul 16, 2015, 6:15 pm
Iowa Right To Life Jul 17, 2015, 5:52 pm
Iowa Right To Life Jul 21, 2015, 5:37 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 4:11 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 5:16 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 4:42 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 3:36 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 3:52 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 3:55 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 5:22 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 5:25 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 5:25 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 5:25 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 5:25 pm
NoisyRoom.net Aug 3, 2015, 4:35 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 4:42 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 5:16 pm
Iowa Right To Life Jul 31, 2015, 1:28 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 5:18 pm
NoisyRoom.net Aug 3, 2015, 4:00 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 3:33 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 4:11 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 3:43 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 2:56 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 3:33 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 3:53 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 4:05 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 3:25 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 2:25 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 2:56 pm
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 3, 2015, 2:57 pm
In Defense of the Defenseless Aug 3, 2015, 3:04 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 3:09 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 2:25 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 2:31 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 2:49 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 3:06 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Aug 3, 2015, 3:15 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 3, 2015, 2:35 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 2:48 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 2:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 2:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 2:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 2:55 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 1:49 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 1:21 pm
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 3, 2015, 2:24 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Aug 3, 2015, 1:36 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 1:49 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 1:21 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 12:56 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 12:39 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 12:17 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 12:57 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 1:45 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 1:55 pm
Operation Rescue Aug 3, 2015, 12:56 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 12:39 pm
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 3, 2015, 1:18 pm
Down on the Pharm Aug 3, 2015, 1:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 11:41 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 11:28 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 10:28 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 12:25 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 11:17 am
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 11:52 am
The Black Kettle Aug 3, 2015, 11:48 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 11:17 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 11:52 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 10:52 am
Americans United for Life Blog Aug 3, 2015, 10:18 am
Alex Schadenberg Aug 3, 2015, 11:16 am
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Preachrblog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 10:41 am
HLI World Watch Aug 3, 2015, 10:34 am
SUNLIT UPLANDS Aug 3, 2015, 11:20 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 10:41 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 10:13 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 11:08 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Aug 3, 2015, 10:36 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
One Mom Jul 24, 2015, 2:20 pm
One Mom Jul 22, 2015, 7:40 pm
One Mom Jul 9, 2015, 9:06 pm
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 9:19 am
LifeNews Aug 3, 2015, 10:01 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Aug 3, 2015, 10:08 am
In Defense of the Defenseless Aug 3, 2015, 9:46 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 9:19 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 10:01 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 8:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 2, 2015, 11:27 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 8:00 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 3, 2015, 9:24 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 9:55 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 9:55 am
Challies Dot Com Aug 3, 2015, 9:55 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Priests for Life Aug 3, 2015, 9:28 am
In Defense of the Defenseless Aug 3, 2015, 9:08 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Aug 3, 2015, 8:22 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 3, 2015, 7:46 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 3, 2015, 8:26 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 3, 2015, 8:55 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 31, 2015, 9:00 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 31, 2015, 9:30 am