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New York Lawmakers Want Limits on Collection of Kids’ DNA
Illustration by Christine Ongjoco

In New York City, a middle-schooler pulled over by police could end up in a largely secretive DNA database simply for sipping a soda during questioning, whether or not they are ever implicated in a crime — a practice some lawmakers and justice advocates want to eradicate statewide.


The Imprint’s @JKwhut sat down with our publisher @dheimpel to talk about this Sunday's @CNN episode of #ThisIsLife, which explores how families are fighting to stay together in the opioid crisis.

Watch the show Sunday, listen to the podcast Monday.

Just dropped another great piece with @KenyonLWhitman exploring the carceral web and how Black foster youth students are impacted. Check it out!