North Carolina jails to collect arrestees’ DNA samples under new state law

I feel that the new DNA law will help convict people who commit crimes! I have some concerns but feel the benefits out weigh them. One being the Fourth Amendment right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue. The DNA law could be used to track illegal immigrants that commit crimes and then moves to another state. What do you say about the North Carolina DNA LAW?

North Carolina will become the 24th state to collect DNA samples from suspects charged with serious crimes after a Gaston County lawmaker’s bill was ratified in the General Assembly on Saturday.

Legislators in the state House and Senate signed off on revisions to House Bill 1403 shortly after 4 a.m. on the final day of the 2010 session, said Rep. Wil Neumann, R-Gaston, the bill’s primary sponsor

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(1)  NC DNA Bill: Collection before conviction  By William R. Toler

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