Tagged: PATRIOT

Southern Poverty Law Center Warns of Growing Domestic Terrorism Threat, Urges Government to Take Action

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has written a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano warning of the increasing threat of domestic terrorism, specifically from radical right-wing extremist groups. The letter begins, “On October 25, 1994, six months before the Oklahoma City...

USA PATRIOT Act Turns Ten

Today, October 26, 2011, is the tenth anniversary of former President Bush’s signing of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001. Known more familiarly as the “Patriot Act”, it lessened the restrictions governing the search of citizens’ records, granted...