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Further Erosion of American Civil Liberties. Why Renew the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act


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Part II

As a mid March deadline approaches, the mad scramble is on for Congress to  rubber stamp  a ‘clean’ renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISC)  without amendment. 

At every opportunity since 2001, Congress has used the re-authorization process to expand both the Patriot Act and the FISA Court’s authority in a further erosion of American civil liberties. 

Over the years, Fourth Amendment protections have been eviscerated allowing government access into every nook .....