Measure would ban patenting of human beings
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.
- Support Ban on Patenting of Human Beings (NCHLA)
- Congressional Bill Would Ban Scientific Patents on Human Beings (LifeNews.com)