Wack: Real ID too great a sacrifice of individual liberty in the name of safety


You know something is likely a very bad idea when organizations as politically diverse as the ACLU and the Cato Institute are allied in their opposition.


The topic of their shared disdain is the Real ID Act of 2005, a bit of post-9/11 Congressional activity that generated controversy the day it was passed. The State of Maryland’s recent move toward fuller implementation presents an opportunity to once again scrutinize the intent and...