Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Don't worry...Be happy...
So, building DNA databases is for the Children, and science, of course. There are a thousand reasons to do it.
Until your little darlin' grows up and decides to be a Rebel, or spit on a bus driver.
Then your little darlin' is toast...
NYC will begin using DNA testing to identify folks who spit on bus drivers. Is this a really big problem in New York? If so, the question begs: Why?
Here's the New York story.
Now, considered from a thinking man's perspective, I'd think not surrendering DNA upon birth is probably one of the Rights intended by our Founders. From a practical perspective: It makes becoming an anonymous Son of Liberty much less feasible.
Yes, I do think there is a time for being anonymous. For any Son of Liberty out there who is contemplating leaving the porch and remaining a Ghost, think carefully...remaining anonymous takes a bit more thought than it did a generation ago.
Here's a piece from the ACLU about collecting DNA from your brand new little darlin's...
Posted by K at 5:23 PM