Feb 142014
 February 14, 2014  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Matt Volz reports:

U.S. Rep. Steve Daines said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation that would strike the portion of a 2005 anti-terrorism law that sets national standards for driver’s licenses and identification cards.

Two similar bills to gut that provision of the REAL ID Act failed to pass Congress in 2007. But Daines said in a news conference he believes his bill will receive support in the wake of heightened privacy concerns due to the revelations of surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency.

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