Feb 072017
 
 February 7, 2017  Laws

Chris Woodward reports:

An organization that pushes for privacy rights is applauding Pennsylvania lawmakers for their letter to President Donald Trump about “Real ID.”

Passed by Congress in 2005, the Real ID ACT enacted recommendations from the 9/11 Commission that set security standards for issuing of personal identification, such as drivers’ licenses.

States have since made progress in meeting the commission’s recommendations but there are critics of “Real ID” who view it as government intrusion.

In Pennsylvania, notes Twila Brase of the Citizens Council for Health Freedom, state legislators have concluded that the federal government is intruding on certain rights afforded to their state government.

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