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    o Personal Experience for Opening Sentence: The first time that I was exposed to genetic engineering was when I attended a summer Biomedical Sciences program at the University of Maryland. We learned about many aspects of genetics in the Biomedical research field and that piqued my interest and led me to the exigent topic of genetic engineering in humans. o Experience in Lab: We further studied genetics and the act of gene splicing and altering genomes in lab when we first hand inserted a…

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    fairness in the use of genetic information, including the potential for genetic discrimination in employment and insurance”, “Ethical issues surrounding the design and conduct of genetic research with people, including the process of informed consent”, and “The education of healthcare professionals, policy makers, students, and the public about genetics and the complex issues that result from genomic research” (12). One of the many issues that arose with the popularity of genetic testing and…

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    complete privacy over their genetic information. It’s their personal information, and it’s their right to share it if they’d like, but no one else besides immediate family should have the right to use their genetic information. Immediate family should be allowed rights too, because it could be helpful in making important decisions or in emergencies. Employers and insurers should absolutely not be able to reject someone based on their genome. That would be purely discrimination, weather it saves…

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    discriminates in American society. Three of the reasons discrimination is rampant in America are, gender, race and age. Our textbook defines discrimination as “the unequal treatment of various categories of people” (Macionis, 2015, p. 102). While, according to Oxford dictionaries discrimination is “The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex” ("Oxford Dictionaries," 2016). Discrimination has many faces and levels…

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    technology that could cure disabilities by effectively using various appealsin response to a rhetorical situation. Rhetorical Situation Exigence Black’s exigence is the new treatment that has recently been announced for X-linked hypophosphatemia, a genetic form of dwarfism that Black and two of her children live with. Black explains that the treatment could allow people with XLH to absorb more phosphorus, increasing growth and working as a cure for the illness. Black explains that a cure would…

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    social, political and cultural desegregation. Discrimination is depicted as being a double-edged sword (Grollman, 2014). In our societies discrimination has been used as a basis for decision making every day. It has also determined that some forms of discrimination are unjust and detrimental (Grollman, 2014). History records that no country or society has ever been immune to discrimination either as a victimizer or a target. Contemporary forms of discrimination can be attributed to the European…

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    Equal Opportunity policies “mean freedom from discrimination on the basis of protected classes such as race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability or genetic information” (SFHRM). The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and its state counterparts enforce Equal Opportunity in the workplace. These policies give everyone a fair playing field…

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    Baxter Healthcare Corp., No. 05-3866, 2006 WL 3113591 (7th Cir., Nov. 3, 2006), Peter Luks alleged that Baxter Healthcare Corp. (Baxter) discharged him based on his age, in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 621, et seq. The district court granted summary judgment to Baxter, and the Seventh Circuit affirmed (Ross, 2007). In the case of Durham Life Insurance Co. v. Evans, 1999, a U.S. Court of Appeals upheld…

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    The parents give their consent to the scientists to manipulate the genetics of the embryo. This is a gross violation of a child’s fundamental human right to lead a life whose basic form is not dictated while the child has still not found himself or herself in the mother’s womb. A designer baby is a genetic /scientific process whereby genetic fictionalization of the embryo is achieved by applying the tools…

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    In my Mid-Term paper, I will explain what is the Civil Right. Such as, the history and evolution of the Civil Right. And what is the civil right purpose? Then, I will also talk about the challenges faced by some Civil Rights leaders, such as Doctor Martin Luther King Junior, Rosa Louis McCauley Parks and how the civil rights leader involved their community and how the stressed peaceful violence. Finally, I will explain what is the EECO (The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and why we do…

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