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How to Get a Genetic Protection Law Through Congress? Keep Trying

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Science  02 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5876, pp. 596
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5876.596

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After 13 years of rejection, a bill to protect individuals from employment and insurance discrimination based on their DNA, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, is poised to become law. Science interviews its most stalwart backer, Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY).