All your DNA are belong to us.
In a five-to-four decision, the Supreme Court ruled that “gentle” swabbing the inside of a suspect’s mouth after arrest does not constitute an “unreasonable” search by law enforcement authorities.
Judge Antonin Scalia was one of the four dissenters. Here’s what he had to say:
“Make no mistake about it. “Because of today’s decision, your DNA can be taken and entered into a national database if you are ever arrested, rightly or wrongly, and for whatever reason.”