Controversy is easy to find in the world today, but harder to clearly define as right or wrong. One such issue concerns the balance of our rights as free citizens with the necessity to protect people and to investigate those whose mission might be to hurt others. What do you know about the PATRIOT Act? Check out the sites below for a quick refresher or overview. It’s important because your rights are involved. These are the same rights that men and women are fighting for right now.
American Library Association’s PATRIOT Act Page
Preserving Life and Liberty U.S. Government website’s Patriot Act Page
Article about the PATRIOT Act and one library’s experience (from American Libraries online)