Sep 9, 2010 1:35 PM by Melissa Canone
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court is permitting federal
funding of stem cell research to proceed temporarily until the
court rules on the merits of the Obama administration's position in
The government is asking the appeals court in Washington to
strike down a preliminary order by U.S. District Judge Royce
Lamberth blocking federal funding for some stem cell research.
The three-member appeals panel says it is suspending Lamberth's
ruling for now. The appeals judges say they want more time to deal
with issues in the government's appeal.