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Government taking newborn DNA samples

2009-11-30 16:52:05.23854+00 by Chris 3 comments

"Each year, more than 400,000 babies are born in Texas. State law mandates that before newborns leave the hospital, his or her heel will be pricked and five drops of blood are collected."


Does this set off any alarms in your head? Or is this just another move towards the inevitable?

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#Comment Re: made: 2009-11-30 17:37:13.362285+00 by: andylyke

Yet another argument for having your babies at home - a place for healthy people - rather than the hospital - a place for sick people.

Childbirth is not a disease.

#Comment Re: made: 2009-11-30 19:16:01.231053+00 by: m

"Childbirth is not a disease"

Indeed, it is. Sexually transmitted as well.

#Comment Re: made: 2009-11-30 20:50:16.767409+00 by: andylyke

Life is a sexually transmitted disease for which there is no cure, and which is 100% fatal.


There is only one cause of death: Birth.