By Dotty Griffith Public Education Director of the ACLU of Texas Do you want the Texas Department of Public Safety to keep track of your drug prescriptions? Is that a big “NO!” we hear? That’s what we think also. The ACLU of Texas bets most of you don’t know that since 1982 pharmacists have sent the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) information about your prescriptions. It’s called the Texas Prescription Program. This summer the gathered information will go online. ACLU of Texas Legal Director Lisa Graybill is concerned about who will have access to the information.  Her understanding is that doctors will have access to it, but wonders how that access will be monitored and what kind of password protection there will be. To find out more go to