Ten Years Of The Patriot Act

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – KDKA’s Mike Pintek is joined by Susan Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union and author of a new book, Taking Liberties.

They look back on the Patriot Act and discuss if we as citizens are any safer since it became law.

Listen to Mike Pintek every weekday from noon until 3 p.m. on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA!

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  • Brandt Hardin

    Under the guise of fighting terrorism, the Patriot Act was adopted WITHOUT public approval or vote just weeks after the events of 9/11. Such an unconstitutional set of laws should be abolished seeing as they violate human rights and due process. A mere 3 criminal charges of terrorism a year attributed to this act, which is mainly used for no-knock raids leading to drug-related arrests without proper cause for search and seizure. The laws are simply a means to spy on our own citizens and to detain and torture dissidents without trial or a right to council. You can read much more about living in this Orwellian society of fear and see my visual response to these measures on my artist’s blog at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2011/09/living-in-society-of-fear-ten-years.html

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