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Ashcroft Defends Patriot Act

Attorney General Ashcroft promotes antiterrorism law: Speaking at a homeland security conference on Monday, “Ashcroft said the USA PATRIOT Act preserved traditional checks on library, bookstore and business records because a “federal judge must first issue a warrant” and because it is for “foreign intelligence that doesn’t affect U.S. persons.”

  • Statement of Barbara Comstock, Director of Public Affairs, Dept. of Justice, Regarding Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act.
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