Declare Victory! National
Medical I.D. #
||October 19, 2001
Dear liberty activist,
America is fighting an enemy who wants to destroy our way of
easily understand this threat when it comes at the hands of
terrorists -- America united to defend liberty. But
liberty can be lost
through many smaller battles too.
That is why, when we win an important battle, we need to
With our help, Representative Ron Paul has successfully
fought, year to
year, to pass his legislation to defund the new national
scheme, formally known as the universal health identifier (U.H.I.).
Thanks to the efforts of thousands of activists, that
defunding, in the
form of another one-year moratorium, was again passed last
This victory is a tribute not just to the tenacity and
those of us who have joined together as The Liberty
Committee, it is also a
tribute to our understanding of how perishable liberty
really is. We
recognized that the U.H.I. is the key to government's
ability to track our
most personal medical information and amass a central
database that would
effectively mean the end of medical privacy -- and all that
To read Dr. Paul's brief but eloquent statement on the
passage of his
moratorium on funding the U.H.I., go to
To review just how important this victory is, go to
After you read the description of the problem the
legislation solves, you
will realize why we must make the defunding of the U.H.I.
just a moratorium.
We have won an important battle in the on-going war to
preserve liberty. We
are stronger because of it and we must set our sights higher
defund the U.H.I. by passing H.R. 2615.
The Liberty Committee