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NY Bill to Expand DNA Database Stalls in Legislature
by Emily Stehr
June 30th, 2011
Lawmakers argue over access to the state’s forensic database instead of addressing underlying concerns about DNA evidence reliability and individuals’ rights.
Victims of state's eugenics program win sympathy
by Regina Wang
June 23rd, 2011
From the 1920s to the 1970s, the North Carolina Board of Eugenics oversaw the sterilization of nearly 7,600 people.
Missed opportunities at California stem cell research agency
by Michael Hiltzik
Los Angeles Times
June 7th, 2011
The state agency that funds stem cell research has failed to address criticism that its research is too narrow and its governance overly secretive, and that it has lacked integration with the state's overall research investment.
Illinois Bill Could Allow State To Collect DNA From Those Presumed Innocent, Marking Nationwide Shift
by Will Guzzardi
May 26th, 2011
If Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signs House Bill 3238, it will mark a turning point in the national landscape on DNA collection.
Another Expansion of DNA Databases: South Korea Collects DNA from Labor Unionists
by Jillian Theil
April 14th, 2011
South Korea is expanding its DNA database to include labor activists, which is proving controversial, while the US and other countries try to define the scope of their own.
State Budgets and Expiring Patents: A Perfect Storm for Revisiting Human Subjects Research With Prisoners?
by Osagie Obasogie
April 13th, 2011
Experts note that it's "panic time" for Pharma. Are conditions changing in a manner that might lead to a future where drug companies look to prisons to populate their clinical trials?
Behind the New Arizona Abortion Ban
by Marcy Darnovsky
April 7th, 2011
The Arizona law that bans abortion for reasons of sex or race is part of a larger strategy to undermine abortion rights.
Brewer signs bill to ban race- and sex-selection abortions
by Tessa Muggeridge
The Tucson Sentinel
March 31st, 2011
The Republican governor has signed into law a bill making Arizona the first state to ban abortions based on the race of a fetus and one of the few to ban abortions based on sex.
Genetic Bill of Rights: Teetering on the brink of Massachusetts law?
by Doug Pet
March 31st, 2011
The Massachusetts legislature will deliberate on the introduction of a Genetic Bill of Rights next week. Public interest advocates are signing on in support while others oppose.
DNA Databases and Familial Searching: Handle with Care
by Pete Shanks
March 24th, 2011
The second California arrest after familial DNA matching should raise more questions, and provoke more discussion, than it so far has.
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