Politics and genes

It seems as if politics is everywhere these days. Now, comes a CNN report “Are Your Politics Rooted in Your Genes?” Basically, some political scientists are rethinking that your politcal party affiliation strongly reflects how you were raised. Though there isn’t a gene that produces a Democrat, Independent, or Republican, the genes you possess determine how you think. They may even control whether you vote or not. Of course, there is controversy over the issue. For the full story and lots of reader comments check here.

My thanks to fellow Minnesota genealogist, Sue Crowley for sending me the link.

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