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Well, duh. Did anybody think that this huge act, passed by Congress without having been read by Congress, was entirely Constitutional? I'm glad they're finally being called on it.
2 Patriot Act Provisions Ruled Unlawful
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Two provisions of the USA Patriot Act are unconstitutional because they allow search warrants to be issued without a showing of probable cause, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken ruled that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, as amended by the Patriot Act, "now permits the executive branch of government to conduct surveillance and searches of American citizens without satisfying the probable cause requirements of the Fourth Amendment."
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