Jun 2, 2008

Alaska Becomes 9th State to Outlaw REAL ID

Tyrannical federal legislation has sparked another Civil War against federal despotism, and the states are seceding from REAL ID continually, essentially using the doctrine of Nullification based upon the 10th amendment of the Constitution.
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

Any state that respects the Constitution and freedom for its citizens will do the same. Tell Governor Manchin and the legislators to make West Virgina the 10th State to ban REAL ID and follow the supreme law they swear to uphold!

clipped from www.aclu.org
Alaska Becomes 9th State to Reject Real ID
Governor Palin allowed the bill to become law, effective August of this year. Real ID is a federal mandate imposing a national ID card on all Americans through their state drivers' licenses.

The Real ID Act of 2005 mandates that all states have compliant identification cards consistent with federal regulations, as well as requiring that all Americans' private information be held in a giant federal database – the cost and security of which is unknown. The states' response to the passage of Real ID has been steady. To date, 19 states have passed either resolutions or statutes against the program, including nine that have opted out completely.

"Alaska has joined a growing nationwide movement against Real ID
As the Department of Homeland Security continues its practice of kicking the can down the road, states are continuing to stand up for their residents' privacy and reject Real ID.
Officials of both parties came together to pass legislation