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Religious Leaders Coalition to Oppose Patents on Life

Assembled an unprecedented coalition of American religious leaders to oppose the issuing of patents on animal and human genes, tissues, organs, and organisms.


Science, Religious Groups Join Animal Patent Battle, July 31, 1987

The Washington Post, The Business of Manipulating Life, US Decision on Genetic Engineering Prompts Debate on Ethics, Fears of Monopoly, August 21, 1987

Nature, House of Representatives Due to Decide on Animal Patents, August 4, 1988

The Washington Post, Church Groups to Fight Patenting of Life Forms, Coalition to Press for Congressional Action, May 13, 1995

Nature, Coalition Plans to Challenge Genetic Patenting in the US, May 25, 1995




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