California Governor Signs Law to Protect Against Genetic Discrimination

September 07, 2011
California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law civil rights protections to prevent discrimination against people based on their genetic information. Authored by State Sen. Alex Padilla, the California law the...
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California Law Would Extend Genetic Non-Discrimination Protections

September 02, 2011
A new law in California extends Genetic Non-Discrimination protections in the state, adding to the federal Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
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Understanding GINA

June 10, 2010
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, or GINA, is U.S. federal legislation that protects Americans from discrimination (in health insurance and employment decisions) on the basis of genetic information. GINA was...
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