Just Say No to DNA Tracking

Virginia is considering expanding the number of misdemeanors that require convicts to give up a sample of their genetic material for DNA tracking. According to The Associated Press: “Virginia Latest State to Consider Taking More DNA Samples.” Virginia is considering expanding the number of misdemeanor convictions that would require an offender to submit a DNA sample to a state databank. Supporters say that had legislation been enacted a few years ago, it might have saved the life of Read more […]

Your DNA Belongs to the State: Supreme Court Shreds the Constitution

“The Fourth Amendment forbids searching a person for evidence of a crime when there is no basis for believing the person is guilty of the crime or is in possession of incriminating evidence. That prohibition is categorical and without exception; it lies at the very heart of the Fourth Amendment.” — Justice Scalia The Supreme Court took a hearty swipe at the 4th Amendment, and thanks in large part to the so-called Conservatives on the court, our Bill of Rights may never look the same. In the Read more […]

New Twin Study: People Not Born Gay

The argument is simple enough. If a person is born a certain way, who are we to judge what they are? A person born with black skin is that way because of his or her genes. We’ve been told that homosexuality is gene-directed. A person’s DNA determines sexual attraction and identity even though the sexual organs in same-sex relationships do not line up with the genetic makeup of people of the same sex. One would think that sexual normalcy would coincide with sexual reproduction. It’s a rational Read more […]