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Originally posted by IvanObanion
reply to post by E-ville
so other than people that go around giving out fake census forms is there any reason to fear the census or are you just making this up as you go along?
i'm guessing you don't have a clue one way or another and you're just making up all this hype. at least one of the other posters knew enough to check online to see if his form was authentic or not.
Originally posted by K J Gunderson
Good for you. When your children fail to learn to read and write because school funding was further cut because you failed to fill out information you no doubt have no problem supplying when you buy stuff, be proud you did not answer some non-invasive questions that could do no harm to you. Awesome!
The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct.
(a) Whoever, being over eighteen years of age, refuses or
willfully neglects, when requested by the Secretary, or by any
other authorized officer or employee of the Department of Commerce
or bureau or agency thereof acting under the instructions of the
Secretary or authorized officer, to answer, to the best of his
knowledge, any of the questions on any schedule submitted to him in
connection with any census or survey provided for by subchapters I,
II, IV, and V of chapter 5 of this title, applying to himself or to
the family to which he belongs or is related, or to the farm or
farms of which he or his family is the occupant, shall be fined not
more than $100.
(b) Whoever, when answering questions described in subsection (a)
of this section, and under the conditions or circumstances
described in such subsection, willfully gives any answer that is
false, shall be fined not more than $500.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, no person
shall be compelled to disclose information relative to his
religious beliefs or to membership in a religious body.