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Adrian Wyllie’s Real ID Hearing Featured on ABC Action News

Adrian Wylie is the Libertarian candidate for governor in the state of Florida. You can read about his arrest for driving without a license here .

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Florida LP Chair Adrian Wyllie: Prosecution Caught Unprepared, “Huge” REAL ID Court Challenge Rescheduled

Emailed to IPR:

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA – The State of Florida is facing a legal challenge to the new driver’s license requirements as mandated by the Department of Homeland Security under the REAL ID Act. Libertarian Party of Florida Chairman and syndicated radio talk host Adrian Wyllie was cited for driving without a license, and will argue that the new DL requirements force citizens to waive their constitutional rights in order to be granted the “privilege” of driving.… Read more ...

UPDATE: FL Libertarian Party Chairman Surrenders Driver’s License in Real ID Protest, Notifies Police

From an email sent to IPR by the Libertarian Party of Florida

VIDEO UPDATE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOTOenwxsQI


Fla. Libertarian Party Chairman to Surrender Driver’s License in Real ID Protest

CLEARWATER – Libertarian Party of Florida Chairman Adrian Wyllie will surrender his driver’s license in protest of Florida’s implementation of the Real ID Act at noon on Tuesday, May 17 at the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles office at 29399 Hwy 19 North in Clearwater (map).… Read more ...

LP of TX Announces Opposition To State’s SB 9


Contact: Patrick Dixon

Libertarian Party of Texas Chair

Phone: 512.771.3936

Email: chair@lptexas.org

SB 9 would bring Texas into compliance with the unconstitutional federal REAL ID Act

AUSTIN – May 9, 2011 – Senate Bill 9 will be heard by the Texas House’s Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 8:30 a.m.… Read more ...

Independent Maine state legislator Ben Chipman cosponsoring anti-Real ID bill

From the Kennebec Journal:

AUGUSTA — Republicans, Democrats and the only independent in the Maine House are backing a renewed effort to reject a federal identification program that some consider too invasive.

Independent Rep. Ben Chipman of Portland is sponsoring L.D. 1068, which would prohibit the Secretary of State’s Office from using retinal scans, facial recognition or fingerprint technology to issue driver’s licenses…

Maine Secretary of State Charlie Summers supports Chipman’s bill, saying the new driver’s licenses that he introduced recently “satisfy federal requirements and are accepted as valid ID in all states…

Chipman’s focus, and the intent of the MCLU, is to ensure that the secretary of state is barred from disseminating Social Security numbers without legislative authorization, and to prohibit the state from using retinal scans, facial recognition or fingerprint technology to issue licenses, Melnick said.

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Bob Barr: GOP resurrecting RealID bugaboo

Bob Barr at the Barr Code:

Like the little girl said in the 1982 movie, Poltergeist, “They’re baaaaack.” In real life, it’s not the evil spirits emerging from haunted television sets that are returning, but the discredited national identification card program, known as “RealID.” This law was passed in 2005 by Republicans in the Congress and supported by President Bush in the White House.… Read more ...

Boston Tea Party national committee chair Darryl Perry: ‘An Open Letter to the US Congress’

Via contact.ipr@gmail.com and Free Patriot Press:

I will be sending copies of this letter to the newly elected Congressmen on January 3, 2011. If you wish to add your name to the letter you may do so online at http://www.petitiononline.com/ol112c. You are also encouraged to print and send this letter to your members of Congress.Read more ...