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Is It Time for Government to Recognize the Rights of Pastafarians?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 11.13.2014 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Whether or not you think the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is a joke, the stakes are quite serious. Indeed, they go right to the heart of two essential questions: What is nature of religion, and what is the role of government?

Pastafarian Wears Spaghetti Strainer In Oklahoma Driver's License Photo

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion

When it came to her driver’s license photo, one Oklahoma woman had no problem taking her glasses off to give the camera a clear shot of her face. ...

'I Want To Be Myself And Have A Driver's License That Reflects That'

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 09.03.2014 | Gay Voices

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 16-year-old in South Carolina sued the state's Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday because the agency won't allow him to...

Janice Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele Finally Gets Her Hawaii Driver's License!

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 12.31.2013 | Weird News

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman whose last name is 36 characters long has finally gotten the whole thing to fit on her driver's license and state ide...

Sign of the Cross Insurance

Cheech Marin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Cheech Marin

While much of the nation has insurance by Allstate, Farmers, or Blue Cross, the approximately 12 million undocumented immigrants in this country have only holy water and a prayer to protect them from financial disaster.

'I'm Proud To Be A Californian'

Reshma Shamasunder | Posted 12.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Reshma Shamasunder

California has sent an important message to the rest of the country -- we can and must do better by our immigrant communities, and states and localities can and must lead the way.

Hawaii Woman Told To Shorten Her 35-Letter Last Name For Driver's License

Posted 09.11.2013 | Weird News

Hawaii driver's licenses haven't garnered this much attention since McLovin made his debut. Now the Hawaii Department of Transportation is under t...

Study Finds Little Fact in 'Millennials Hate Cars' Stereotype

Brian Moody | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

No one wants to admit it, but stereotypes have their root in truth. Think about it: When you get settled in for a trans-Atlantic flight and a handful ...

Why I Sat Down In the D.C. Mayor's Office for One City, One License

Prerna Lal | Posted 07.06.2013 | DC
Prerna Lal

Separate is not now, and never has been, equal. It is time to treat all D.C. residents equally, and disband with the two-tier proposal that unfairly targets, stigmatizes and enables profiling of hard-working, undocumented D.C. residents.

Jack Kerouac, Come Home

Peter Weddle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Peter Weddle

We are responsible for giving our kids their faith in America's open road. It's our job to authenticate the feasibility of their dream -- one that is even better than ours -- and we have not done so.

The Spiritual Lesson In Renewing A Driver's License

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 06.12.2013 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

My California Driver License was expiring shortly, so it needed to be renewed. In my case, this required my successly passing a test. I plunged into my new and demanding task.

Licenses for Undocumented Drivers Will Make Illinois Safer for All

Brian Levin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Chicago
Brian Levin

Assuming the State House of Representatives and Governor Quinn sign off, Illinois will be the beneficiary of a great public policy that will improve public safety for all: issuing driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants.

New Jersey Bans Smiling In Driver's License Photos

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

Even if there was something to smile about while living in New Jersey, the residents better not do it while they're having their driver’s license ph...

From Bangkok to California, a Self-Proclaimed Coward's Tale

Kristie Ko | Posted 11.14.2012 | Teen
Kristie Ko

Following my graduation, my family traveled to Bangkok, Malaysia and Singapore in order to, as my parents put it, "learn about family history and immerse ourselves in the culture."

How I Got My Stubborn, Beloved Romanian Soul Mate to Stop Driving

Marie Marley | Posted 10.13.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I tried to convince myself it wouldn't have happened had he not been driving after dark. In my denial, I failed to make a connection between that event and the many lapses of memory and other signs of confusion he'd been showing for some time.

House Candidate Could Lose Vote Under Controversial Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

A congressional candidate in Pennsylvania may not be able to vote for himself in the November elections, thanks to one of the country's most stringent...

Not Driven To Drive

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Money

* A former rite of passage becomes a chore for some * Slack economy, environmental concerns help push a trend By Deborah...

New Mexico Immigrant License Access Data Points To Fraud

AP | By BARRY MASSEY | Posted 03.26.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA FE, N.M. -- An Associated Press investigation has found that addresses of dozens of the same businesses and homes across New Mexico were used ov...

New Mexico Lawmakers Take Governor To Court Over Harsh Immigration Law

AP | By BARRY MASSEY | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Four state legislators and a Silver City woman asked a judge Wednesday to stop Gov. Susana Martinez's administration from tryin...

WATCH: Religion Compels This 'Pastafarian' To Wear A Colander On Head

Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

Religion compels this man to wear a spaghetti strainer on his head. Niko Alm, a self-described "pastafarian," has been given the right to wear a co...

Chinese Organ Donor Plan Causes Controversy

Posted 06.26.2011 | World

China's plan to tackle the nation's organ transplant demands by encouraging new drivers to become donors is getting mixed reviews. As Reuters is r...

Bad Grades Could Cost Students Their Driver's Licenses In Nevada

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Lawmakers in Nevada considered a bill on Monday that would allow the state to suspend a student's driver's license for poor academic performance. Cla...

Ticketing Cameras: An Easy Solution to State Debt, and Environmentally Friendly, Too!

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

Even though we all know that there aren't enough traffic personnel to stop every speed demon on the roads, there is a simple, effective and lucrative solution: install ticketing cameras on roads of all kinds.

Puerto Ricans, ID Theft Targets: Hispanic Last Names Sought To Hide Illegal Immigrants

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 02.13.2014 | New York

Born in a U.S. territory where he has lived all his life, Jose Marrero Rivera didn't know his name and social security number were racking up thousand...

Non-English Speakers Struggle To Get Up To Speed As States Try To Keep Them Off Roads

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Nine states currently offer an English-only written driver's license test and at least three others - Georgia, Missouri and Tennessee - are actively p...