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There are many issue with the Patriot Act. Yes it has prevented many attacks on

us from terrorists, but would you really want to give up so much freedom in order to have

better control of terrorists. Many people would support the act since it does offer more

protection against those attacks. Other however, would totally disagree with the act. The

Patriot Act is actually violating many of our Constitution rights. The act will allow the

government rights to look into your personal life. If the government has enough proof

this act will give the opportunity to look into your personal items such as phone taps,

electronic communications, and even what is in your bank account. As a person would

you really like to have the government go thourgh your personal life and belongings, just

for a little more protection.

The government has set up a boundary that allows them the chance to go into

your personal lives. The main reasons that are noted that would give them a chance to

violate your rights as an American. As noted on web page, that only a certain event will allow a

certain individual the chance to allow such things as wiretap. This will occur if an

individual is committing one of a list of immune rated crimes, if that happens the

communication concerning that offense, and the facilities in which the offender has used

in connection with the offense. The only persons that came allow an interception would

be only designated officials. The interception is only valid for a certain length of time.

In order for a wiretap to be conducted it has to be authorized by a Judge that feels that



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