Measure would ban patenting of human beings
Catholic World News - June 15, 2011
The House of Representatives may soon consider a measure that makes permanent a 2004 amendment banning the patenting of human beings. The National Committee for a Human Life Amendment, which works with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ pro-life office, is urging support for the measure, which has encountered past opposition from the biotechnology industry.
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