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Offline Scarbo

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The American Community Survey
« on: March 20, 2012, 02:08:18 am »
Has anyone ignored this without being harassed afterward? Is there no way to get a ruling from a court that it's unconstitutional?

Offline R5872X

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Re: The American Community Survey
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2013, 12:48:16 pm »
I filled out the online survey and on the questions that are too intrusive I wrote "I Decline to Answer", as instructed by a US Census operator. But they're sending field representatives to my house saying it's incomplete, even though the online survey said "Thanks for Completing the Survey".

Offline LilOleMe

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Re: The American Community Survey
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2013, 08:15:03 am »
I've not been contacted, but, on my 2010 census return, I declined to give my race, on grounds of Constitutional irrelevancy with regard to Congressional apportionment (as even the "three-fifths of a man" clause applies only to slaves, and not to "Free Persons of Color").  They sent me a second return, with a letter that told me I hadn't returned the first one, but I've heard nothing from them since.