National ID: Who Will Resist?

U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) introduced a bill which would require all persons in the United States (“U.S.”) seeking to be employed to obtain a government-issued biometric National Identification card.(FN1) Not so surprisingly, this measure has come in the name of “protecting America” against illegal immigrants working in the…

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Papers Please! National ID will be a part of “immigration reform”

It looks like another hot button issue will be coming to the forefront of American politics this year as the Senate is planning on tackling immigration. You may recall that President George W. Bush tried to tackle this issue with the Democratic-controlled Congress in 2007. The proposal, sponsored by Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen.…

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Oklahoma Sovereignty: The Driver License Protection Act

Introduced in the Oklahoma Legislature is House Bill 2923 (HB2923), the Oklahoma Sovereignty Driver License Protection Act. The bill, introduced by State Rep. Mike Ritze, and seeks to protect the people’s right to privacy in the face of a de-facto national ID card still on the books in Washington D.C. If passed, the act would…

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