The Patriot Act


On October 26th, 2011, the so-called "Patriot Act" turned ten years old. We've gathered resources to help explain precisely why the Patriot Act is so toxic to freedom in our country--and ways in which you can take action!

Watch

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Read

Ten years of the Patriot Act
Boston.com's On Liberty Blog

Has Patriot Act made us safer?
Wicked Local Easton

The Patriot Act, 10 Years Later
ACLU Blog of Rights

PrivacySOS
ACLU of Massachusetts' premiere site for all privacy related content

Civil Liberties Updates
Comprehensive look at civil liberties news since 9/11

Surveillance Under the Patriot Act
ACLU National's central resource for Patriot Act related surveillance activity

Post 9/11 Surveillance Timeline

ACLU National's comprehensive timeline of events


Listen

Civil Liberties Minute podcast episodes:

9/11 Casualty
May we spend a minute considering one casualty of 9/11 that the mainstream media has largely ignored?

10 Years After 9/11
Around this, the 10th anniversary of 9/11, let's consider whether America deserves to call itself free.


Act


Tell your Representative to oppose cybersecurity legislation that violates Americans' rights