Boy who dresses as girl may sue SC over license photo

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COLUMBIA— An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn’t issue a driver’s license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.

The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.

The DMV wouldn’t let Culpepper wear his makeup for the photo because of a police that bans license pictures when someone is purposefully altering his appearance.

The fund says that rule is unconstitutional because it is too vague and lets DMV employees arbitrarily decide how someone should look.

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Pops
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Pops 09/02/14 - 07:33 am
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These are just

people looking for their fifteen minutes of fame........

reader54
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reader54 09/02/14 - 08:03 am
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The New Times

However, Pops, they'll win and change (or define)the future policy. A case can be made that the decision was bias. It's just practical to have your Drivers License photo reflect how you appear daily. There would be a problem if a Gal presented to a cop a license with the photo of a Guy.?
I believe in Personal Rights but the world is changing too fast for my taste.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 09/02/14 - 08:25 am
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There is makeup and there

DRAG Cover and the 2 are extremely far apart.

This is just another one of those "SPECIAL PEOPLE" that wants a "SPECIAL RIGHT" to fill their "SPECIAL NEED".

Its call Identification for a reason.

The LEO, bankers and etc.. must be about ID the person.

What happens if I decide to show up in a Arabic Burqa
arguing its how I dress in public?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/Burqa_IMG_1127....

JRC2024
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JRC2024 09/02/14 - 08:25 am
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They could put on the DL a

They could put on the DL a line that says altered appearance. I bet that would also make them mad. They want to be seen as what they are not.

Dixieman
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Dixieman 09/02/14 - 08:26 am
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Dixieman sez:

Revealed: The story behind the story!
The real problem was his mascara ran and DMV refused to let him repair his makeup because he couldn't decide which restroom to use.
Nobody takes a good drivers license photo anyway!

nocnoc
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nocnoc 09/02/14 - 08:28 am
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A special license for Special People

with 2 Photos
Normal and Drag and there should be a "Special" extra price for the dual ID also.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/02/14 - 08:38 am
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Amazing

How a few people can change the entire process of DL cards.

Where did we go astray....where did we lose all common sense...will be ever go back to normal life??

dichotomy
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dichotomy 09/02/14 - 09:29 am
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The logical thing would be to

The logical thing would be to change the law so that NOBODY could wear ANY makeup for their driver's license photo.......men...women....in between....and just confused. Make it the law and enforce it for everyone.

billcass
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billcass 09/02/14 - 09:58 am
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I am sure

His parents are proud.

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 09/02/14 - 11:01 am
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@billcass

Well, @ least his mom is okay with it, since she will be member of the suit. I'm okay with the statement that the picture should reflect your average, daily appearance. **Disclaimer - I just hate it when my blush is all blotchy.

burninater
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burninater 09/02/14 - 12:46 pm
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"Amazing How a few people can

"Amazing
How a few people can change the entire process of DL cards.

Where did we go astray....where did we lose all common sense...will be ever go back to normal life??"
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I know, right? Folks can't even wear makeup in a DL photo anymore? Where's the common sense?

burninater
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burninater 09/02/14 - 01:31 pm
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"A special license for

"A special license for Special People
with 2 Photos
Normal and Drag and there should be a "Special" extra price for the dual ID also."
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We can have a special license for balding men and women, too, Normal and Hair Piece.

All makeup wearers will need one as well, not just the men, for Normal and Made Up.

We can add a hair dresser to the DMV to remove installed hairpieces, like weaves, to be sure that noone has "altered their appearance".

Cosmetic dentistry, there's an alteration. Let's get those tooth gaps back in those photos!

Men in the process of hair plug restoration should do a before-and-after, and anyone with facial tattoos will need a Photoshopped version in case they have tattoo removal done.

Oh, suntans! That's going to be a pain. They've deliberately altered their appearance, and unless they keep tanning in the winter, their skin will be a different color.

What a mess.

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 09/02/14 - 06:19 pm
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Tater Salad

>Insert Ron White Quote here<

oldredneckman96
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oldredneckman96 09/02/14 - 07:26 pm
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MENTAL?
Unpublished

Such a mental defect as this thing has should be reason to keep it off the road.

corgimom
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corgimom 09/02/14 - 08:04 pm
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Another frivolous lawsuit.

Another frivolous lawsuit.

*sigh*

corgimom
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corgimom 09/02/14 - 08:04 pm
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Although Bruce Jenner will

Although Bruce Jenner will appreciate this.

myfather15
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myfather15 09/02/14 - 09:03 pm
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The entire population, every

The entire population, every single one of us should dress in drag to go get our license renewed!! If they refuse, tell then you're transgendered and will sue their pants off!!

Then you can just do away with ID's all together, because you won't be able to actually ID them!! Wait......then they would probably have to come up with a national ID!! Hhhhmmmmm............I've heard this somewhere before!!

myfather15
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myfather15 09/02/14 - 09:07 pm
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"Where did we go

"Where did we go astray....where did we lose all common sense...will be ever go back to normal life??"

We went astray when we lost our spine to stand up to radical left wing non-sense!! We went astray when we allowed the left to melt our spines with political correctness!!

We are now living in a world of mass confusion in every aspect of life!! We will NOT go back, until HE comes and sets things right!! Because WE don't have the guts to do what HE, WILL DO; which is send these people EXACTLY where they deserve!!

GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 09/02/14 - 09:24 pm
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MF15, Do you honestly wake up

MF15,
Do you honestly wake up each morning and say to yourself, "I sure hope today's the day"?

raul
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raul 09/02/14 - 09:31 pm
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burninater
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burninater 09/02/14 - 10:53 pm
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Thanks for the pic so we can

Thanks for the pic so we can see what the real issue is, raul.

That's the "purposefully altered appearance"!?

Some bigoted idiot at the DMV just lost SC taxpayers some $$$.

historylover
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historylover 09/02/14 - 11:32 pm
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Burn

I'm so glad you're on here! If this is the way this person looks on a normal day, then this is the way his photo should be taken. There have always been people among us who have dressed as members of the opposite sex and have had their photos taken that way. If this had been a woman who decided to tape down her breasts, cut her hair very short and take testosterone to grow facial hair, nothing would have been said.

I haven't been on here in days. The bigoted comments really get to me after a while. I sign back on and there they all are again for the world to see. Don't you people ever get tired of being so angry?

geecheeriverman
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geecheeriverman 09/03/14 - 04:29 am
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myfather15

My sentiments entirely. We need more people like you to speak up. GOD is coming soon, and I am ready.

geecheeriverman
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geecheeriverman 09/03/14 - 04:36 am
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burninater

Not bigoted, just stating the truth. I know liberals try to hide behind the truth. Are you really satisfied with the shape our country is in?

corgimom
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corgimom 09/03/14 - 05:28 am
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Historylover, in a word- no.

Historylover, in a word- no.

I've wondered that myself, what pleasure they derive from their anger.

corgimom
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corgimom 09/03/14 - 05:29 am
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And what shape is that,

And what shape is that, geecheeriverman?

Those "doom and gloomers", "the sky is falling", "the country is being destroyed"- no thanks.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 09/03/14 - 06:46 am
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Pirates

OK I want to dress as a pirate complete with an eye patch for my ID.., then in 5 months I want to change it to a cowboy costume with a John Wayne face makeover, then in 3 months let me be an astronaut complete with helmet!!
Here's your sign sheeple!!!

JRC2024
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JRC2024 09/03/14 - 07:05 am
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In his picture he looks more

In his picture he looks more like a girl than a boy. What a sad situation to be in. His life will always be turned upside down.

myfather15
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myfather15 09/03/14 - 07:49 am
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"Do you honestly wake up each

"Do you honestly wake up each morning and say to yourself, "I sure hope today's the day"?"

In a word.....YES!! But, I also don't expect in everyday; as I live my life like it will continue as normal. I also know scripture and realize there is still much to be fulfilled.

Question: Do you wake up everyday, realizing you can trust EVERY human being and know they're telling you the truth?

If not, then maybe YOU should be looking forward to that day as well.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/03/14 - 07:57 am
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Thanks burn

For getting all the points for seenit...lol

Lawsuit CRAZY world....lawsuit....insane!

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