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From: "Eric Olson" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] United Empire Loyalist DNA Registry Project
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2007 16:58:37 -0800
I must agree with David Faux. Further, linking past wars, invasions,
Loyalist, Revolutionaries, etc.to DNA isn't too far from what Hitler,
Saddam and others have sought to accomplish... define a master race and
all that leads to. Responsible science always need be aware of the
potential harm it may cause.
A "United Empire Loyalist DNA Registry Project" is a very bad idea, all
> [Original Message]
> From: John Cartmell <>
> To: <>
> Date: 1/5/2007 2:38:22 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] United Empire Loyalist DNA Registry Project
> On 05 Jan, David Faux <> wrote:
> > I would prefer that old wounds are allowed to heal (many Americans have
> > both Patriot and Loyalist ancestors) and the only discussions are about
> > genealogical and DNA implications - please.
> Agreed. But, joshing aside, is there a genealogical reason for making the
> distinction in the first place?
> ie why a 'Loyalist' project?
> If it's 'for them as chose Canada' then OK. Ditto if it's for groups
> deliberately ignored by those that might ignorantly threaten you in a bar.
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