Patriot Act Powerpoint

Patriot Act Powerpoint - True Patriots League Opposing the...

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True Patriots League Opposing the Patriot Act To partially fulfill the requirements for Democratic Citizenship Joe Schweich Wendy Warneke April 30, 2010
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What's your idea of a Patriot? Randy Moss?
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Definition of a Patriot pa·tri·ot –noun a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion. a person who regards himself or herself as a defender, esp. of individual rights, against presumed interference by the federal government. …this is where the True Patriots League fits in http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/patriot
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The U.S.PATRIOT Act. .. Acronym for: Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism An act to deter and punish terrorist acts in the U.S. and around the world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, and for other purposes…” Knee-jerk reaction to 9/11in a time of crisis – signed into law less than 6 weeks after the attacks. Contains a Roving wiretap provision that does not require an order or warrant - a violation of the 4th Amendment Contains an electronic communication provision that does not require an order or warrant - a violation of the 4th Amendment Contains an information provision that requires organizations, groups, and libraries to release information about you without your knowledge.
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Gives power to govt to monitor personal habits of anyone residing in the U.S. (not just suspected terrorists) Includes email, cell phones and library records Heightened surveillance without accountability Sunset provision continues Too many vague areas on the act with little restriction “and for other purposes” Provided security to a scared nation following 9/11 Set up to provide protection against future terrorist attacks through surveillance Written with Sunset (expiration) provision Valuable tool in the War on Terror
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A Nation Divided. .. 45% of Americans think the Patriot Act goes
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