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Kill The PASS Act in Committee

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Dear Concerned Bodies,

The PASS Act, S. 1261, a heavily compromised legislation which allows the majority of the Real ID Act to stay in place, is moving toward a DHS Senate committee hearing in Washington, D.C.

After proving time and again that the technologies used [RFID, facial recognition biometrics, and fusion center databases] have a high failure rate in substantiating, retaining and protecting identity, we should not be required to accept inadequate standards for federalizing U.S. identity in either the PASS Act or the Real ID Act.
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Tell your State Senators, Joe Lieberman and the Senate DHS Committee that S.1261 is not acceptable for U.S. identity and to repeal the Real ID Act in its entirety.

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The people of the United States are still being asked to sponsor the surveillance of their own identity in the name of immigration control and terrorism prevention.  A casual look into the logic of mandatory  identification for Americans cannot guarantee an above-board use of systems in the compromised identity and immigrations racketeering market which sustains much of the immigrant labor in the U.S. 

There are incomplete and obscure reasons to prove identity verification was linked to either illegal immigration, or terrorism during 9/11.  Terrorists involved in the attacks were here on legal visas granted by U.S. immigration. One visa was renewed 6 months after a hijacker's suicide in the WTC towers.

Don't allow fear of the misappropriation of your identity to lead to an unstoppable surveillance of your lifestyle, based on the U.S. plan for identification embodied in the PASS Act and the Real ID Act. 

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VOTE NO on S.1261: The PASS Act by contacting the DHS Senate committee today. Their numbers are located below.

Find E-Contacts for the  DHS  Senate Committee here

Senator Lieberman    (202) 224-4041  Chairman   

Senator Collins            (202) 224-2523   

Senator Akaka             (202) 224-6361   

Senator Bennet           (202) 224-5852   

Senator Burris              (202) 224-2854 

Senator Carper            (202) 224-2441   

Senator Coburn           (202) 224-5754   

Senator Ensign            (202) 224-6244   

Senator Graham          (202) 224-5972 

Senator Landrieu        (202) 224-5824   

Senator Levin               (202) 224-6221   

Senator McCain           (202) 224-2235   

Senator McCaskill        (202) 224-6154   

Senator Pryor                (202) 224-2353   

Senator Tester              (202) 224-2644  

Senator Voinovich        (202) 224-3353 


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Sheila Dean is the blog editor for BeatTheChip.org and speaks for the 5-11 Campaign, an anti-national ID advocacy campaign. Sheila promotes American Bill of Rights retention and deliverance from the federal banking system. She also produces (more...)

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