i'm asking the questions!  people keep on suggesting that birth
and death information is private. i'm trying to find out why.
what laws govern the secrecy of this information? aren't certain
vital statistics and information public?

is birth and death certification a private act?

A. Ralph Papakhian, Indiana University Music Library
Bloomington, IN 47405 812/855-2970 [log in to unmask]
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On Wed, 6 Aug 2008, Adam L. Schiff wrote:

> Ralph,
> The child's name isn't given in any of these cases.  Is that private?