dna sampling http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Privacy Advocates Concerned About Supreme Court's DNA Ruling http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-privacy-advocates-concerned-about-supreme-courts-dna-ruling <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 10px; font-size: 11px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; ">The ACLU of Kentucky says the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling allowing for the collection of DNA without a warrant poses privacy concerns.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 10px; font-size: 11px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; ">On Monday, the<a href="/post/supreme-court-upholds-warrantless-collection-dna"> Court upheld a Maryland law allowing law enforcement to take and keep DNA samples from people who’ve been arrested</a>—with or without a warrant.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 10:57:44 +0000 Joseph Lord 5639 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Privacy Advocates Concerned About Supreme Court's DNA Ruling Kentucky House Committee Backs Automatic Collection of DNA From Felony Suspects http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-house-committee-backs-automatic-collection-dna-felony-suspects <p>Legislation to allow the automatic collection of DNA samples from felony suspects easily won committee approval Wednesday in the Kentucky House.</p><p>The DNA would be gathered with a cheek swab. It would be tested and results recorded, so it could be used to identify suspects in other cases.&nbsp;</p><p>The House Judiciary Committee heard from Jayann Sepich, whose daughter Katie was raped and murdered in 2003 near her New Mexico home. She says this simple process has the power to quickly punish the guilty and heal the harm they’ve done.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 22:13:39 +0000 Stu Johnson | Kentucky Public Radio 3984 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky House Committee Backs Automatic Collection of DNA From Felony Suspects