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Submission + - Britain ending National Identity Card program (rawstory.com)

linzeal writes: The program will be ended formally in 100 days and the 30 dollar cards will then no longer able to be used for identification anywhere in Europe. The NIC program which was pushed through by the Labour party under the leadership of Gordon Brown was ostensibly set forth for for crime prevention, immigration and welfare fraud but was never popular and became a rallying cry across party lines against government intrusion into law-abiding citizen's lives.

If only the US populace could muster the courage to force the Congress of the US to overturn the Patriot Act and deal with the beginnings of its own national ID program before it becomes a fiasco.

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