Butler County Times Gazette
– 14 hours ago
DNA Memorial announced Carlson Funeral homes of El Dorado is a licensed provider of DNA Memorial services and products to the families they serve.
Why, one might ask, does a blogger post something like the above?
And if you asked, I’m happy you did.
Think years and decades of unsolved cases around the country. Just sitting there with DNA traces, maybe the perp, maybe not. The data bank shows the dead has a match. The dead has lead a life, accrued children, and suddenly his legacy is questioned – maybe innocent, maybe not.
No peace for the departed there. His estate is now subject to the government. What of the family.
Or a lawyer, a hot shot. Wants absolute proof of parentage, even though the will is clear, and the beneficiary, whomever he or she might be, find themselves a bastard. The lawyer, self satisfied, continues on and the victim cowers in the corner wondering, after years of family service, who they are.
Or . . . , you get the picture though, don’t you?
And in years to come as the data base inches toward one hundred percent, the mystery of Billy the Kids parents won’t even be a mystery, not even a teeny tiny bit.
The opportunities for class assignment is rampant in the thought of a DNA data base. College entry? How’re your gene’s? You well connected from the correct family . . . ?
From the reaches,