Selected Links

Civil Liberties After September 11 (2013)

(Civic Initiative)


Articles, Media

Associated Press story (from Freedom Forum): "55% Oppose Sacrificing Civil Liberties for Security"
http://www.freedomforum.org/templates/document.asp?documentID=16127

New York Times article (from NACDL.org) "Ashcroft Defends Antiterror Plan and Says Criticism May Aid Foes"
http://www.nacdl.org/public.nsf/newsreleases/2001mn067?opendocument

NPR: "Liberty vs. Security"
http://www.npr.org/programs/specials/liberties/011205.index.html

Pluralism Project: Religious Diversity News
Our database of archived news articles searched by key theme.
—Civil Liberties: http://www.pluralism.org/news/key_theme/6

San Jose Mercury-News (from Common Dreams): "Lynne Cheney - Joe Lieberman Group Puts Out a Blacklist"
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/1213-05.htm

The Village Voice: "Victims of the Dragnet"
http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0216/ridgeway.php

Government

Text of the Patriot Act, H.R. 3162 (PDF)
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=107_cong_bills&docid=f:h3162enr.txt.pdf

Statement of U.S. Senator Russ Feingold on the Anti-Terrorism Bill
http://epic.org/privacy/terrorism/usapatriot/feingold.html

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
http://www.usccr.gov/

U.S. Department of Justice
http://www.usdoj.gov/

Organizations: Resources Statements

Amnesty International: "Counter Terror with Justice: The 'War on Terror' and the Erosion of Human Rights"
http://www.amnesty.org/en/campaigns/counter-terror-with-justice

Cato Institute: "Civil Liberties"
http://www.cato.org/research/law-civil-liberties

Center for Constitutional Rights: "What’s So Patriotic About Trampling on the Bill of Rights?"
http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/USAPAanalyze.pdf

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
http://www.cair.com/

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE): "FIRE - One Year Later: The Aftermath of September 11"
http://www.thefire.org/index.php/article/67.html

Freedom Forum: "A Matter of Balance: Secrecy Doesn’t Guarantee Security"
http://www.freedomforum.org/templates/document.asp?documentID=15944

Freedom Forum: "The First Amendment: A Wartime Casualty?"
http://www.freedomforum.org/templates/document.asp?documentID=15746

Human Rights Watch: "Incomplete Access to Sept. 11 Detainees"
http://www.hrw.org/press/2002/02/ins0208.htm

Jewish Council for Public Affairs: "Resolution on Civil Liberties Issues Raised by War on Terrorism"
http://www.jewishpublicaffairs.org/organizations5ccd.html?action=printContentTypeHome&orgid=54&typeID=129

Jurist, the Legal Education Network: "Terrorism Law and Policy"
http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/terrorism/terrorism3b.htm

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: "Fighting Terrorism/Protecting Liberty"
http://www.nacdl.org/public.nsf/freeform/terrorism1?opendocument

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: "Homefront Confidential" (PDF)
http://www.rcfp.org/news/documents/Homefront_Confidential.pdf