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National Id Card Tucked In Immigration Bill

The law would require all employers to purchase an ID scanner to verify the cards

National Id Card Tucked In Immigration Bill

‘Police State’ National Id Card Tucked In Immigration Bill

Privacy activists warn against measure to curb illegal workers

Inserted in a sweeping House bill introduced earlier this month called Securing America’s Future Act of 2018 is the establishment of a new biometric National ID card for all Americans that has privacy activists sounding alarms.

Introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., H.R. 4760 encompasses issues such as education, Homeland Security and the military. Buried in the 400-page legislation is the new mandatory national identification system in which citizens would be required to carry a government-approved ID containing “biometric features.”

The bill states that anyone seeking employment in the country must have the card.

The purpose of the measure, part of the legislative solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, is to curb illegal immigration. It specifically addresses the shortcomings of the E-Verify system, which has failed to catch an estimated 54 percent of illegal immigrant workers.

Ron Paul, the former Republican lawmaker and presidential candidate known for his libertarian views, has launched a campaign against the national ID through his non-profit Campaign for Liberty, including an online petition.

Paul, writing to his supporters, declared the proposed ID card “is exactly the type of battle that often decides whether a country remains free or continues sliding toward tyranny.”

WND asked Rep. Goodlatte and his staff at the House Judiciary Committee, which he chairs, to respond to questions regarding the privacy concerns but did not receive answers.

Proponents of the measure argue workers already are required to provide a Social Security number, which is part of a national database, and emphasize the benefits of curbing illegal immigration for American workers and taxpayers and the nation’s security.

Paul fears the national database supporting the cards “could expand to include American citizens’ gun ownership status, religious beliefs, political affiliation and virtually anything else at the stroke of a President’s pen.”

The biometric identification information on the cards, Paul warns, which could include fingerprints, retinal scans, or scans of veins on the back of hands, could easily be used as a tracking device.

Paul noted that the law would require all employers to purchase an ID scanner to verify the cards, and he fears that it would be only a matter of time that ID scans would be required for routine purchases.

 

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3 Comments on National Id Card Tucked In Immigration Bill

  1. There is absolutely NO WAY I will EVER comply with any such tyrannical, draconian law.
    Not a snowball’s chance in hell.
    So this republican IDIOT can stuff this unconstitutional measure where the sun doesn’t shine. Try again Bozo. Who do you think you are, king turd obama?

    • Lukas you are exactly right. In this age of instantaneous information this is just another fee to pay the worthless non-workers in the capitol. They can pull up this info about you in seconds. Everything is about money and to hell with your rights.

    • @Lukas Strait, I wish more had your fire. But that fire dies quickly when you cannot buy food without first providing your biometric.

      We are very close to a time when we cannot buy or sell anything without providing a biometric.

      It will creep up on us. It’s already being slipped in under the guises of immigration, stopping voting fraud, terrorism, etc. Next will be the ‘cashless society’, for convenience of course. Biometrics required to spend or move money, or use ATMs (while they last), use the internet, etc., all in the name of reducing fraud or crime. “Know your customer” requirements of banks from governments.

      Look into ID2020 (https://id2020.org/). A global ID card, not just a national one. One world government IDs. Huge funding from large companies like Microsoft. Your identity on the blockchain (public, forever). Note that 2020 is 2 less than years from now.

      TSA announced they want biometrics to fly within 4 years.

      Biometrics are the mark of the beast! Facial recognition (a mark/biometric of the forehead/face), hand scanners (a mark/biometric of the hand/fingerprints)

      Revelation 13:16-17 King James Version (KJV)

      16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

      17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

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