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MN Supreme Court Says State of Minnesota in Violation of MN Genetic Privacy Law
Citizens' Council for Health Freedom PDF file ^ | November 16, 2011 | twila brase

Posted on 11/17/2011 1:28:16 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that the Minnesota Department of Health is violating the Minnesota Genetic Privacy Law with its storage, use and dissemination of newborn screening test results and newborn DNA.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: court; dna; mn; privacy
Justice Helen M. Meyer, voicing the majority opinion in the ruling, writes: "The Genetic Privacy Act ... restricts the collection, use, storage, and dissemination of blood samples collected pursuant to the newborn screening statutes... "The newborn screening statutes provide an express exception to the Genetic Privacy Act only to the extent that the Department is authorized to administer newborn screening by testing the samples for heritable and congenital disorders, recording and reporting those test results, maintaining a registry of positive cases for
1 posted on 11/17/2011 1:28:20 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB
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It’s about time we get one right on this!

2 posted on 11/17/2011 1:32:17 PM PST by jurroppi1
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3 posted on 11/17/2011 2:04:39 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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