Patenting Life: Yes

Peters, Ted
May 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1996, Issue 63, p18
Focuses on the issuance of the Joint Appeal Against Human and Animal Patenting which called for the ban on the patenting of human genes and genetically engineered animals by a group of religious leaders during a press conference in Washington, D.C. on May 18, 1995. Establishment of the National Bioethics Advisory Commission to discuss the issue of human subjects in research and gene patenting; Efforts of the Joint Appeal in working with misleading assumptions regarding what can and cannot be patented; Information on ethical issues that will arise from genetics research.


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