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One Step Closer to Gattica

Discussion in 'Health' started by asphaltpilot, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. Feb 17, 2010 at 6:15 AM

    asphaltpilot [OP] CAPS CAPS CAPS!

    Jan 12, 2010
    First Name:
    South Florida
    PreRunner SR5
    The government has your baby's DNA

    When our Son was born we were told that it was State law to submit a sample of blood. When I asked why, they said it was in case the baby was abducted it could be used to help trace his whereabouts and verify evidence. I asked if it was for disease prevention and research and the nurse said it was only for initial scanning of health problems. When I asked when the blood would be discarded she said it is kept indefinitely. At that point I was :confused:
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