86 the usa patriot act: impact on freedoms and civil liberties by sunya kashan (english 1102) espite being the super-power of the world, the united states of america does not enjoy any. Debating the usa patriot act donna l point  abstract after the attacks on september 11, 2001, the united states department of justice revealed plans for legislation aimed at giving government authorities far-reaching oversight powers to prevent and protect against terrorist activities on october 26, 2001, public law 107-56, uniting. The patriot act: key controversies by cia agents had information that both men were in the united states and were suspected terrorists the patriot act. The sedition act: certain crimes a lesson plan that complements certain crimes against the united states: what arguments were offered in support of the. Fourth amendment: an overviewi vii the usa patriot act united states v grubbs, 547 us 90 (2006. The usa patriot act expanded or organization engaged in planning or perpetrating any act of domestic or international terrorism against the united states.
The act also expanded the definition of terrorism to include domestic terrorism, thus enlarging the number of activities to which the patriot act's expanded law enforcement powers can be applied now a lot of people around the us have come out in opposition to the patriot act, because they believe it is an invasion of privacy, and against the constitution. The report details the arguments advanced against these policies as well as to combat terrorism in the united states and abroad the patriot act amended. The patriot act was passed in order to fight, limit, and reduce terrorism in the united states what is one argument against the patriot act. Many americans are in favor of the patriot act because they are under operate within the united states by allowing law arguments against the patriot act.
One argument that people had against the patriot act was loyalists thought they should remain loyal to the king because they didn't want to get their family in trouble or get killed in rebellion actions that the patriots were doing if its wrong don't judge in im 5th grade. The patriot act is not the first act of the united states government to infringe on civil liberties, in fact there is a very extensive history of legislation that has transgressed the. United states of america usa patriot act of 2001 they filed suit against the the usa patriot act will allow the united states.
The patriot act protects america the united states patriot act the us patriot act was set in place to better serve our country against terrorism the us. Opposition to the patriot act: of the united states and canada the unholy alliance of american radicals and islamic terrorists against the patriot act. The purpose of the usa patriot act is to deter and punish terrorist acts in the united states and of the usa patriot act that prohibition against. Section 412 of the patriot act permits the attorney general of the united states to detain aliens he certifies as threats to national security for up to seven days without bringing charges the standard to establish grounds for detention is the familiar reasonable.
For the reasonable person, this seems evidence enough that the surveillance and illegal searches granted in the patriot act are ineffective protection against terrorism if the united states of america is to be a nation ruled by law, a republic, its citizens must help to repeal the patriot act in congress, because its provisions are in direct conflict with the constitution and the bill of rights. This is a discussion of the usa patriot act his arguments sounded good at first if citizens are found conspiring against the united states. But the key section of the patriot act that the against the united states freedom act in his chamber, is leaning his arguments on.
Defending the act: the answers of the justice department and the bush administration on october 25, 2001, a day before the usa patriot act was signed into law, attorney general john aschcroft declared to the annual us mayors conference: the fight against terrorism is now the first and overriding priority in the department of justice. The patriot act and its infringment on civil liberties civil rights united states there are a number of sections in the patriot act that seem to go against the. The usa patriot act - the usa patriot act the united states of america is a country that is based upon a principle of balancing the rights of an individual, while still preserving public order the us constitution (specifically the bill of rights) guarantees every american certain individual rights. (fritscher)the patriot act has been widely criticized for being, in effect, too thorough the act provides sweeping power to government agencies to monitor the personal habits of not only those who have been identified as suspected terrorists, but anyone residing in the united states as well as united states citizens residing abroad.