The Fight to Take Back Our Genes
VICTORY! On June 13, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously invalidated the patents on BRCA 1 and BRCA 2.
This has very dangerous implications for women’s health and scientific research.
The government should not be granting private entities control over something as personal and basic to the human body as our genes. Moreover, granting patents that limit scientific research, learning and the free flow of information violates the First Amendment.
The ACLU argued the case against gene patents before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 15, 2013.
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