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Florida's New Law on DNA Testing of Someone Else's DNA Blocked by Federal Judge

2 Jul 2021 12:32 PM | Anonymous

You know the article I published yesterday (at announcing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' signing of a new law that "law prohibits DNA analysis and disclosure of DNA analysis results without express consent including the collection or retention of DNA samples of another person without express consent for specific purposes?"

Well, never mind.

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee granted an injunction against the law hours after DeSanitus signed it. In a 31-page opinion, the judge said the statute’s restrictions on content removal and its liability provisions likely violate the First Amendment and conflict with federal law.

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