Guest Host: Matthew Felling

Legislation is quickly making its way through Congress to ban employers and insurers from genetic discrimination. Some are calling it the first piece of civil rights legislation of the 21st century. But others say it will open the door to a flood of lawsuits. We discuss the implications of banning genetic discrimination, and how far the proposed law goes to achieve that goal.

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  • Francis Collins Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Michael Stebbins Director, Biosecurity Project; Federation of American Scientists

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