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Taking on Real ID in USA Today

Jay Stanley,
Senior Policy Analyst,
ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project
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March 6, 2007

Our Executive Director Anthony D. Romero went head-to-head with USA Today‘s editorial board over the Real ID act today. Anthony addresses how the act snuck through Congress attached to an Iraq war bill, the true price tag of the massive project and how it won’t end up protecting Americans in the end. “Real ID is not a solution that can stop terrorism. Clever and resourceful ‘terrorists’ will always find ways to get IDs,” he writes.

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