Taking Liberties

Friday, September 05, 2003

Three states and roughly 150 localities have passed resolutions resisting what they regard as the excesses of the Patriot Act, passed in the wake of 9-11 to give the government broader powers to wiretap, search, and detain. There has been broad opposition to the act and this month Attorney General John Ashcroft went on a barnstorming tour of America to defend it. Earlier this year Bob deconstructed the changes to our civil liberties that have come to pass since September 11th 2001. NSA

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