Friday, July 08, 2005

ACLU and Patriot Act call

Decisive House and Senate votes on the future of the Patriot Act are right around the corner. For nearly four years now, our government has claimed the kind of unchecked power and lack of due process that challenge our most fundamental principles of freedom and democracy.

While the Bush Administration and some leaders in Congress want to make every one of those powers permanent (and even expand the Patriot Act's assault on fundamental freedoms) there is good news: Democratic and Republican members of Congress, and liberal and conservative opinion leaders, are speaking out against the most extreme provisions of the Patriot Act.

Join the ACLU and Working Assets to make your voice heard. Tell Congress that the Patriot Act should not be made permanent, let alone expanded:

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