Sunday, February 04, 2007

States Challenge Nat'l Driver's License

The other reason, beyond the federal data base and all that, is that states make a lot of money off those licenses.

If Americans are required to carry I.D.s of any kind, they should be free.

States Challenge Nat'l Driver's License -

WASHINGTON -- A revolt against a national driver's license, begun in Maine last month, is quickly spreading to other states.

The Maine Legislature on Jan. 26 overwhelmingly passed a resolution objecting to the Real ID Act of 2005. The federal law sets a national standard for driver's licenses and requires states to link their record-keeping systems to national databases.

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