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 UPDATE: Negotiations are still ongoing, with REAL ID being crafted by only a handful of Capitol Hill staffers. Here are some more numbers and names to phone and fax to express your opposition to the tri-national ID cards throught the "Drivers License Agreement" (DLA) provision in REAL ID. Demand that Sec. 203 mandating linked databases and the DLA be dropped. Demand provision 202(c)1(C) requiring Social Security Number for driver's be struck. Demand Homeland Security have no authority to unilaterally require biometric identifiers on drivers' licenses.

a.. Senate Judiciary Committee, Homeland Secuirty subcommittee, ATTN: Joe Jacquot: PHONE: (202) 224-6791 FAX: (202) 228-0542

a.. Senate Judiciary Committee Arlen Specter ATTN Mike O'Neill: PHONE: (202) 224-5225 ; FAX: (202) 224-9102 

a.. House Judiciary Committee, Immigration Subcommittee ATTN: George Fishman:: PHONE: (202) 225-5727 ; FAX: (202) 225-3672 

a.. House Judiciary Committee: PHONE: (202) 225-3951 ; FAX: (202) 225-7682 -- 

Our intelligence network reports that GOP legislators are also being locked out of the REAL ID negotiations in the conference committee on the defense spending supplemental bill. Minority Leader Sen. Reid has previously reported that Dems are locked out of REAL ID talks.

Here are the best numbers call to express outrage:

a.. Majority Leader Frist's office at 202-224-3344 

a.. Conference Chair Sen. Cochran at 202-224-5054 

a.. Senate Appropriations - Press: 202 224-6404 & Homeland: 202-224-9612

Ask why the negotiations are being done in secret for the NAFTA tri-national ID card via the "Drivers License Agreement" clause. 

REAL ID is on this bill as a result of legislative negotiations made during the 9/11 Commission's Intelligence Reform Bill. 

Rest of the GOP Senators on Conference:
Wayne Allard (R-CO), 202-224-5941
Robert Bennett (R-UT), 202-224-5444
Christopher Bond (R-MO), 202-224-5721
Sam Brownback (R-KS), 202-224-6521
Conrad Burns (R-MT), 202-224-2644 
Larry Craig (R-ID), 202-224-2752
Mike DeWine (R-OH), 202-224-2315
Pete Domenici (R-NM), 202-224-6621
Judd Gregg (R-NH), 202-224-3324
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), 202-224-5922
Mitch McConnell (R-KY), 202-224-2541 
Richard Shelby (R-AL), 202-224-5744
Arlen Specter (R-PA), 202-224-4254 FAX:: (202) 228-1229
Ted Stevens (R-AK), 202-224-3004
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