In the consolidated appeal of two judgments dismissing the plaintiffs' complaints for lack of standing, plaintiffs-appellants argue that the plaintiff human embryos have standing, as human beings,to challenge the constitutionality and legality of President Obama's executive order lifting the partial ban on the use of federal funds to pay for human embryonic stem cell research. Plaintiffs-appellants further argue that the plaintiff parents seeking to adopt human embryos have third party standing to challenge the executive order.
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