Throughout the 20th century, fear of extremists and saboteurs was used time and again to justify some of the most egregious civil liberty violations.
Tag - patriot act
Matt Kibbe is joined by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) to discuss their bipartisan bill to repeal the Patriot Act.
Republican House leadership tried to jam through an expansion of the Patriot Act with almost no consideration. The bill, H.R. 5606, would have allowed the government to search your financial records without a warrant. Rep. Justin Amash rallied conservatives, libertarians, and civil liberties Democrats to kill the bill.