Last updated on: 6/16/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Coalition for Genetic Fairness Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The Coalition for Genetic Fairness was founded in 2000 to address the growing concern surrounding the misuse of genetic information in insurance and employment decisions.”

“About Us,” www.geneticfairness.org (accessed Oct. 15, 2007)

Mission:

“The Coalition’s objective is to urge Congress to pass comprehensive federal legislation outlawing genetic discrimination and to educate the public about these protections. Initially, the Coalition consisted of civil rights, patient and health care organizations, but was expanded in 2005 to include industry groups and employers.”

“About Us,” www.geneticfairness.org (accessed Oct. 15, 2007)

Other:
Non-profit organization
Quoted in:
  1. Should Employers and Insurance Companies Be Allowed to Gain Access to Our Genetic Information?