C i v i l L i b e r t i e s
On USA PATRIOT Act’s third anniversary, volume
of anti-PATRIOT Act resolutions dwarfs the Act itself
USA Patriot Act I
The USA Patriot Act is an acronym for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate
Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism.
Patriot Act II (proposed)
In early February 2003, the Center for Public Integrity disclosed a leaked draft of the Bush Administration’s
next round in the war on terrorism–the Domestic Security Enhancement Act (DSEA).
Why say No to the Victory Act (Patriot Act II)?
Secret Evidence Act 1996
The 1996 Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, known as the Secret Evidence Act, established a new
court charged only with hearing cases in which the government seeks to deport aliens accused of
engaging in terrorist activity based on
secret evidence submitted in the form
of classified information.