A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties 10 Years After 9/11 (Report)
The ACLU takes a look at the state of our civil liberties 10 years after 9/11. I realize that there are those here who don’t care for the ACLU, but for those of us who don’t find it difficult to envision ourselves or our loved ones in a situation where we might be in need of the services such an organization provides, their presence is invaluable.
A link to the full 36-page report in PDF format is provided at the source. From the table of contents:
Chapter I: Everywhere And Forever War
Chapter II: A Cancer On Our Legal System
Chapter III: Fracturing Our ‘More Perfect Union’
Chapter IV: A Massive and Unchecked Surveillance Society
An ACLU report release to coincide with the 10th anniversary of 9/11 warns that a decade after the attacks, the United States is at risk of enshrining a permanent state of emergency in which core values must be subordinated to ever-expanding claims of national security.
The report, entitled, “A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties Ten Years after 9/11,” explores how sacrificing America’s values – including justice, individual liberty, and the rule of law – ultimately undermines safety. […]
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