Today is an important day to say loud and clear: no national ID, no vaccine ID, no voter ID.
69 years ago today, on 21 February 1952, Winston Churchill’s government scrapped ID cards. Why? In his words, to “set the people free”.
Here’s a short story about how and why Britain rejected ID cards.
At the beginning of WWII, the National Registration Act 1939 was passed as an emergency measure. Every man, woman and child had to carry an ID card at all times. The main purposes were for evacuations, rationing and population statistics. 45 million paper cards were issued.
But like most emergency measures, ID cards didn’t go away after the war.
Read the full article on the Big Brother Watch website