Feb 122018
 
 February 12, 2018  Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, U.S., Youth & Schools

Here we go again – states collecting newborn babies’ blood samples – for good purposes – but then hanging on to the samples, or even selling the samples to third parties. I’ve covered cases like that in Minnesota, Texas, Indiana, and California. And now Courthouse News reports a case in Michigan:

But on Thursday, four parents in Michigan dived into the ongoing ethical debate over the collection and storage of blood samples by claiming that the state neither asks their permission to draw blood nor protects their children’s privacy once the information is stored, sometimes indefinitely:

four parents in Michigan dived into the ongoing ethical debate over the collection and storage of blood samples by claiming that the state neither asks their permission to draw blood nor protects their children’s privacy once the information is stored, sometimes indefinitely.

Read more on Courthouse News, via Joe Cadillic.