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Trump's Wall Plans Present An Environmental Quagmire
Dr. Deborah Brosnan
Environment & Disaster Scientist, Entrepreneur, Speaker
The resulting environmental effects of a massive border wall are likely to ensnarl existing and future projects in the U.S.
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Chill Out, Travelers. The Rules Aren't Changing... Yet.
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Does Obama Have the Back of Our Children Too?
Chairman at The Multi Group of Companies
It's time for the White House to show it also has the back of children who undergo the horror of sexual abuse, by taking real action.
Sadly, Social Security Cards Won't Cut It for Many Voters
Jon Sherman is an attorney with the Fair Elections Legal Network.
Adding a photo to Social Security Cards would satisfy the voter ID requirement in states like Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, and Virginia, but it would not fix the problem in other states where the laws are more narrowly drawn.
Lack of "Identity Proofing" leads to Fraud
Robert Siciliano CSP
Personal Security, Privacy, Cyber Safety and Identity Theft Ex...
The big loophole is that the crooks end up with checks--that they can cash and spend any way they please--from the school
Why I Sat Down In the D.C. Mayor's Office for One City, One License
Staff Attorney and Clinical Supervisor, East Bay Community Law...
Separate is not now, and never has been, equal. It is time to treat all D.C. residents equally, and disband with the two-tier proposal that unfairly targets, stigmatizes and enables profiling of hard-working, undocumented D.C. residents.
Got It Wrong: We Don't Need a National ID Card
Entrepreneur and writer. Author of 'Identified.'
editorial board jumped into a center of a decades-old debate by declaring their support for a universal national identity card. In reality, implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.
The National Biometric ID Card: The Mark of the Beast?
John W. Whitehead
Constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead is president of The ...
When all is said and done, the adoption of a national biometric ID card serves one purpose only: to provide the government with the ultimate control over the American people.
Health Care Reform as a Backdoor National ID
J. Bradley Jansen
Director, Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights
Later, I was part of similar coalitions against the "REAL ID" proposals. A broad group of us wrote to the Senate against
Ideological Purity and the Debate over "National ID"
I am a civil liberties lawyer, tech policy geek, social entrep...
The debate over a "national" ID standard has touched off a fierce debate in the civil liberties community, the outcome of which could have serious implications for Americans' privacy.
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