Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Newborn Genetic Testing in Kansas

From CJOnline.com:

A bill introduced in the Kansas House would require every newborn in the state to be genetically tested to identify the child’s father.

State Rep. Melody McCray Miller, a Democrat from Wichita, says the bill is intended to help men who have been named as a child’s father, or who want to know if they are the child’s father. The bill would also apply to married couples who have several children.

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Found this interesting. Would definitely help with un-supportive fathers but it is scary that the state would have genetic information on every person born.

Posted by: Kansas Lawyer | Feb 21, 2011 2:12:22 PM

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