The Department of Homeland Security and two airliners have started scanning the faces of Americans leaving the country. That’s without congressional authorization and without a period of public comment.
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The federal government entices states to buy the scanners with homeland security grants. That’s to support the creation and maintenance of a national repository of driving histories. But state representative Daniel Zolnikov is uncomfortable with the intrusion into the lives of Montanans. He’s proposed a bill that would greatly restrict the device’s use.
Michael Farris, head of the Home School Legal Defense Association is calling today’s news “an incredible victory that can only be credited to our Almighty God.” Monday the Supreme Court refused to rehear a case that could have resulted in allowing the Romeike family to remain in the US. But after considerable pressure, the Administration has decided to grant the Romeikes indefinite deferred status. Homeschooling has been illegal in Germany since Hitler’s time.