Unformatted text preview: stated to take too long if you're hunting down terrorists, because terrorists are always on the move, and the government can't protect us if they hindered by having to obtain warrants, etc. I'm not so sure about it being justified, but I can understand why they would state it but it's too dangerous to allow. The Bill of Rights was put in place to stop the government from becoming too powerful. This list of rights was seen as a safeguard against the government, and it is these right which protect us from government intrusions. The problem is that if the government can suspend or go around certain rights, then what can stop them from taking away any of the rights which they deem necessary. This creates a very scary situation due to the fact that the government controls too much in our lives, freedom is suppressed because they are not expedient to the governments will....
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- Spring '09
- Government, Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, illegal wiretapping, Phoenix Online Division, various illegal searches