Director Marcy Darnovsky spoke about "Democratizing Biopolitics:
Civil Society and the Future of Human Biotechnology" on a panel
at the Future of Bioethics in a Divided Democracy conference
held in Albany, NY on July 13 and 14.
of the conference took place before it even began. As participants
gathered their coffee and name tags, they were greeted by the spirited
chants of about 40 activists from Not
Dead Yet, who were protesting the failure of conference organizers
to include speakers giving a disability rights perspective. An account
and pictures of the protest have been posted by the Center
for Disability Rights.