Monday, June 25, 2007

Rejecting ID

Six state legislatures have told Uncle Sam where to stick his new ID card law.

All six have passed laws in just the past couple of months targeting national ID card standards as too expensive and an invasion of privacy.
"The people of New Hampshire are adamantly opposed to any kind of 'papers-please' society reminiscent of Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia." New Hampshire State Rep Neal Kurk (R), quoted in USA Today
The National Conference of State Legislatures figures the plan would cost $11 billion for all the states to comply.

States fighting the ID idea: Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Washington. (USAToday)

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