Aug 022013
 
 August 2, 2013  Posted by  Youth & Schools

Let’s just call this the privacy outrage of the week:

If a girl younger than 16 gives birth and won’t name the father, a new Mississippi law – likely the first of its kind in the country –  says authorities must collect umbilical cord blood and run DNA tests to prove paternity as a step toward prosecuting statutory rape cases.

Read more of this Associated Press story on The Item.

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