Census Suspicions

I received an email this week with the subject line: Census violating our privacy rights?

Census BureauIt included this comment:

Personal questions are asked by the census taker, [but] I answer only “2 persons live here”. That is all. I consider that anything more is invasive…In past years we have had census takers in our face, in our house, persuading us to give all sorts of info which we refused. Everything from how much money to how many bathrooms. As I recall, the constitution grants the census only the head count.

Actually, this is incorrect. Article 1, Section 2 of the Constitution includes:

The actual Enumeration shall Continue reading “Census Suspicions”