Published Online: September 20, 2005
Published in Print: September 21, 2005, as Baffled by Iowa Action On Fingerprinting

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Baffled by Iowa Action on Fingerprinting

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To the Editor:

After reading ("Iowa Law Ends Use of Finger-Scan Technology," Sept. 7, 2005), I am baffled: Don’t we want children to be fingerprinted for safety?

Not that a school district ought to assist with law-enforcement efforts, but the simple use of fingerprints at schools seems to be a good example of the kind of common sense that politicians never seem to be able to grasp.

Drew Carter
Oak Park, Ill.

Vol. 25, Issue 04, Page 41

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