Tag Archives: 9/11

Posted 4 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Americans’ Right to Privacy Another Casualty of 9/11

One of the legacies of September 11, 2001 is a vastly expanded executive power that is purportedly necessary to fight terrorism. The unfortunate fact, however, is that the executive branch continues to use powers created after 9/11 to spy on American citizens, and one way it does that is through the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.   Expanding FISA After 9/11, the National Security Administration (NSA) – a Cold War-era intelligence organization – ramped up its operations, and a new court, …

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Posted 5 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
9/11 Remembered

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, the country continues to honor and mourn the loss of emergency workers and civilians, and its leaders emphasize a spirit of lasting unity and strength. In New York, the day arrived much the same as that crystal-clear fall morning that is indelibly etched into the consciousness of the nation. “It is a solemn day, but it is also a day of service,” says the U.S. Department of Justice in …

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Posted 5 years ago in Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
9/11 Cost You Your Civil Rights

Eleven years ago today airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania in one of the darkest days in our nation’s history. Nearly 3,000 Americans died that September morning, killed by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists who hijacked the planes as part of a global jihad against the United States and Western culture. The consequences of the attack and our response to it still linger to this day, from our heightened national security state, to two …

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