Sunday, February 11, 2007

Maine rejects Real ID Act

Maine overwhelmingly rejected federal requirements for national identification cards on Thursday, marking the first formal state opposition to controversial legislation scheduled to go in effect for Americans next year.

Both chambers of the Maine legislature approved a resolution saying the state flatly "refuses" to force its citizens to use driver's licenses that comply with digital ID standards, which were established under the 2005 Real ID Act. It asks the U.S. Congress to repeal the law.


Read more here.

Via 911blog.

2 Comments:

Blogger Sky said...

Way to go Maine! Hope many more states follow, for this is just another sign that people are being to open their eyes, to just what the government will try and get away with if we don't all stand together and Wake Up! Support Ed Brown for another Victory for all us True Americans..

YankeesPie
Maine

7:49 AM  
Blogger FredMarshall1937 said...

Where are you, Georgia?

5:26 PM  

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