Friday, January 18, 2008

THEY’LL STILL DIE, BUT WE WON’T KNOW WHAT FROM…

The Vermont legislature is considering a bill that would restrict access to or remove Social Security numbers and cause of death from death certificates. The removal of Social Security numbers has to do with preventing con artists from using a dead person’s info to commit fraud, while removing cause of death has to do with sparing survivors from the stigma still sometimes attached to deaths due to suicide or AIDS.

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