April 11, 2007 | By Derek Slater

Washington Rejects REAL ID

Last week, Washington passed legislation rejecting implementation of the costly, privacy-invasive the REAL ID Act. REAL ID essentially forces states to create a national ID, requiring standardization of drivers licenses and the creation of a vast national database linking all of the ID records together. Thankfully, there's a growing chorus of opposition to this misguided federal mandate -- Washington is the fourth state to reject its implementation, and Congress is considering repealing it.

Learn more about REAL ID and take action to stop it here.


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