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DNA taken from anyone arrested or detained by feds

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posted on Apr, 17 2008 @ 01:41 AM
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DNA taken from anyone arrested or detained by feds


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The U.S. government will soon begin collecting DNA samples from all citizens arrested in connection with any federal crime and from many immigrants detained by federal authorities, adding genetic identifiers from more than 1 million individuals a year to the swiftly growing federal law enforcement DNA database
Critics: ‘We’re crossing a line’
They also worry that people could be detained erroneously and swept into the database without cause, and that DNA samples from those who are never convicted of a crime, because of acquittal or a withdrawal of charges, might nonetheless be permanently retained by the FBI.

"Innocent people don't belong in a so-called criminal database," said Tania Simoncelli, science adviser for the American Civil Liberties Union. "We're crossing a line."
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posted on Apr, 17 2008 @ 01:41 AM
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Are they crossing the line? now wal-mart video tapes you buying a gun and puts it into a data base and now feds put dna in a data base. why? nwo?

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