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Both Visa and MasterCard say in most cases, customers can't be required to show an ID to use the cards. Ultimately, it is up the store but if you have been refused service or feel the store is in violation of credit card policies, you can file a complaint
George Peyton, with the Retail Merchants Association says he encourages all stores to ask for an ID. For him, it all boils down to safety for the customer and the store.
originally posted by: TinySickTears
a reply to: skynet2015
You need id to drive.
Not buy groceries.
Still spinning. You are all holding strong after 30 pages.
Assuming. Spinning. Anything to defend
originally posted by: intrepid
a reply to: UKTruth
What's wrong with bashing the president? I've been here since Dubya's 1st term and that has been the norm.
originally posted by: dawnstar
you sure we're bashing the president and not his loyal followers for twisting themselves into a pretzel trying to validate his statements?
originally posted by: mikell
Yes you used to need ID to use a credit card but today they have many safeties to make not quite as hard to steal.
you posted a small essay defending it and giving reasons why it is true when it is not.
no one's answered me as to just what documents they need to present to get their photo id though, have they...
ya know it stands to reason that if those documents were good enough to prove who you are to get the photo id, they should also be good enough for you to get a job, a bank account, everything but the right to drive down our streets, and more often than not, they are. that little photo id is just another piece of convenience so you can keep those other documents locked away safe.
you might as well be saying that most of us drive cars so we have photo ids, turn that into we need a photo id to do anything in this country so obviously we all have one... so we can demand that id when you vote and it will harm no one..
I can think of a few groups that it could harm, not too surprisingly they seem to be groups that would tend to lean more towards democrats... stay at home moms (women not wantng the kitty grabbed)... elderly (wanting not to be pushed over that cliff), disabled ( still irked about trump mocking them), those who are too poor to have a car (who surprisingly can still get food stamps and such by the way because, all that other documents can be substituted for the photo id, matter of fact, some of it is required regardless of weather you have a photo id or not.
originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: dawnstar
You are refusing to acknowledge reality of life in our society. Show me one person who does not have the ability to get a photo ID according to Alabama law... just one. Then we can at least have a conversation about why their right to live without a photo ID supersedes the right of everyone else to have their votes matter. As it is, you haven't shown me where anyone living in the USA would be disenfranchised.