Petty Bureaucracy Serves to Disenfranchise the Poor

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

“Oregon DMV”

Lawsuit: Oregon’s Suspension of Driver’s Licenses for Traffic Fines ‘Punishes the Poor’:

(Maxine Bernstein) Suspending a driver’s license because of unpaid traffic fines unfairly targets poor people and is unconstitutional, a class-action lawsuit alleges.

The Oregon Law Center is representing five plaintiffs from Portland, Baker City, Pendleton and Mission who have had their driver’s licenses suspended for years or decades because they can’t afford to pay their spiraling debt from traffic violations.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Keep telling yourself that all of this petty bureaucracy, and the “need” for it is about safety, rather than disenfranchisement… Keep clamoring for our enslavement…

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