Liberty for safety...

John Gilmore, a libertarian activist and one of the founders of Sun Microsystems, has has a lawsuit working its way through the courts challenging the TSA's security regulations as unconstitutional because they are secret.   One of the government's representatives said this in response to an appellate ruling dismissing the case:
Justice Department lawyer Joshua Waldman argued that demanding identification "promotes the right to travel by protecting everyone's safety."
How much more Orwellian can you get?  Protecting a right by restricting it?

This entry was published Sun Jan 29 09:54:43 CST 2006 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2006-01-29 09:54:43.0. [Tweet]

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