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Ahoy! Got a license to ply US waters? US officials, wary of terrorist use of small craft, float the idea of licenses for recreational boaters.

Date: August 1, 2007
Authors: Patrik Jonsson and Ron Scherer
QUOTE: The US government, eager to improve boating safety and plug holes in a largely unguarded coastline, is considering requiring all states to license boaters or possibly mandating that all boaters obtain a federal photo ID.

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