New ACLU report on post-9/11 civil liberties

Discussion in 'Civil Rights & Privacy' started by lkkinetic, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. lkkinetic

    lkkinetic Original Member

    The ACLU has published a new report on post-9/11 civil liberties violations:

    A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties Ten Years After 9/11

    I haven't read it yet, but their summary sounds like it's thorough and covers surveillance, data, secrecy and the "double interpretation of the Patriot Act" issue, as well as racial discrimination.
  2. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

  3. Cartoon Peril

    Cartoon Peril Original Member

    I skimmed through it, to be honest it's a recap of what people on this site and others have been saying for a long time, basically that the government has become unmoored from law, and that not only is this a bad thing for rights, it's also a bad thing for security.

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