Oppose Implementation of The REAL ID Act

An open letter to Arnold Schwarzenegger

Dear Governor Schwarzenegger:

As a constituent who cares deeply about privacy and national security, I urge you to oppose implementation of the REAL ID Act and support its immediate repeal.

The creation of a national identification card is not a power delegated to Congress under Article I, section 8 of the United States Constitution, and violates the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution which states, “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.”



Guest Commentary by Becky Akers Published with Permission from LewRockwell.com Maine’s state legislature “RESOLVED” almost unanimously last week that it will “refuse… to implement the REAL ID Act….” As if that weren’t enough, it “implores the United States Congress to repeal the REAL ID Act…” What? Go ahead and re-read it. Took me a few…


REAL ID: Real Resistance

Kudos to the Maine Legislature! InformationWeek Reports: Legislators in Maine have refused to implement the Real ID Act and are calling on Congress to repeal it. The Maine Senate and House of Representatives passed a joint resolution Thursday demanding the repeal of the law and announcing they were the first state lawmakers in the country…