This day in the Yesteryear: USA PATRIOT ACT SIGNED INTO LAW (2001) (Mahalia Jackson – Trouble of the World)

USA PATRIOT Act Signed into Law (2001)

Enacted quickly and with little opposition in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the sweeping USA PATRIOT Act dramatically enhanced the powers of law enforcement and intelligence-gathering agencies within the US. The bill has since come under increasing scrutiny and criticism, and aspects of it have faced legal challenges in the courts. After it was renewed in 2006, most of its sections became permanent. What section of the act has riled librarians in particular? More… Discuss

One response to “This day in the Yesteryear: USA PATRIOT ACT SIGNED INTO LAW (2001) (Mahalia Jackson – Trouble of the World)

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