Originally posted by Rivetlikewhoa
I live in southern california and my new license doesn't have a gold star or say that it isn't proof of federal identification. Just a couple of extra
bar codes and pictures on it.
Personally I don't see what the big deal is about RFID chips in ID's or license. If you don't like the idea of it, then just leave your license in
your car and carry your passport around as a form of ID.
Using your passport, I suspect, will only be a temporary fix. There is a serious move to replace the passport with a chipped "Passport Card."
In any case, I'm sure they will find a way to chip the passport. It's only a matter of time.
If you're not aware of the controversy around the Real ID Act:
“The Real ID Act has faced criticism from across the political spectrum and remains the subject of several ongoing controversies.”
“Opponents of the Real ID Act include libertarian groups, in particular the Cato Institute; immigrant advocacy groups; human and civil rights
organizations, including ACLU; Christian advocacy groups such as the ACLJ; privacy advocacy groups, including 511 campaign; state-level citizen's
groups such as North Carolinians Against Real ID and Floridians Against REAL ID; good government and government accountability groups; labor groups
such as AFL-CIO; People for the American Way; consumer and patient protection groups; some gun rights groups; many state lawmakers, state
legislatures and governors; The Constitution Party and others.”
“ Real ID is opposed by such groups as Gun Owners of America, by the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal as well as the Obama
“Along with the Bush administration, the Real ID Act is strongly supported by the conservative Heritage Foundation and by many anti-illegal
“ Founded by evangelical Christian Pat Robertson, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) participated in a joint press conference with the
ACLU in 2008, highlighting the broad diversity of the coalition opposing Title II of the REAL ID Act. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
has also voiced concern about REAL ID.”
“Several legal challenges to REAL ID are underway by individuals in state courts, including Adrian Wyllie in Florida and Kaye Beach in Oklahoma.”
“Among the 2008 presidential candidates, according to a February 2008 CNet report at news.com, John McCain strongly supported the Real ID Act, “
(John McCain is a NWO shill - my note.)
“Barack Obama (for his Hispanic voters, I'm sure -- my note.) and Ron Paul flatly opposed it,”
“while Hillary Clinton called for the law to be reviewed.”
“ In a September 2007 interview Mike Huckabee expressed opposition to the Real ID Act, calling the Real ID Act "a huge mistake".
The Real ID Act:
edit on 3-7-2012 by AuranVector because: (no reason given)