- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 17, 2001


Falun Gong news conference 10 a.m. Local Falun Gong practitioners hold a news conference to release the "2001 Report on Extensive and Severe Human Rights Violations in the Suppression of Falun Gong, " and to urge the international community to support the American resolution condemning Chinese human rights violations and calling for religious freedom in China. Location: West Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/256-4705.

Genetic engineering debate 1:30 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) presents a debate on "Genetic Engineering: What Are the Ethical Limits? " The participants include: Ronald Bailey, Reason magazine, and Adam Wolfson, Public Interest, debaters; plus Christopher DeMuth, American Enterprise Institute, introduction. Location: 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

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