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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

DHS Considers Collecting DNA From Kids; DEA and US Marshals Already Do

The government has been lusting for a national DNA data bank for years. Though Fedzilla funded Fusion Centers that merge the local police with the military (the militarized police state), cities and states have been doing forcible blood draws for routine traffic stops and suspected illegal alcohol levels. Now the government wants the blood of children.
Documents just released by US Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) in response to one of EFF’s Freedom of Information Act requests show that DHS is considering collecting DNA from kids ages 14 and up—and is exploring expanding its regulations to allow collection from kids younger than that.
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