Perhaps you should try to talk with your local ACLU. In the
alternative, you will
have to fund your own legal action as I don't believe there is any easy
There are no "magic words" that the DMV will respond with "You got us.
don't really have to have a photo." Remember, there was an Islamic
few years ago in Florida that wanted her photo to be in her Berka with
face covered. She took the FL DMV to court and LOST.
Don't know the details but am sure the court and DMV were right that
can require a full face photo. That is because "driving" and their
license" is a privilege. That is because what they regulate is
driving NOT the inalienable right to travel that we are supposed to
By initiating a court action you may be able to pin down the DMV into
formally admitting what their terms really mean (ie., expose the
the alternative, you should study what Luis Ewing has to say. You can
email him at: rccodebuster@...
Hope this helps.
On Jul 6, 2006, at 20:37, j wrote:
> Has anyone in PA or any state filed an exemption for the taking of
> one's photograph on a driver license. I did renew it back in 2002
> with an exemption, but I still have not received the license back.
> They wrote back to me and said because of 911 everyone was required
> to have the photo taken. I am looking for the correct wording to make
> them honor the religion exemption. What they also told me that they
> need to know the name of the religion, the name of the church and
> also have a letter from the pastor stating that is against my
> religion to have my photo taken..Thanks for any info..Jay in PA