Cato Institute on Homeland Security
That it is unconstitutional. Why? Look at the Bill of Rights, The Fourth Amendment grants liberty from unreasonable seizures, while the Sixth guarantees every US citizen a trial in front of a jury.
The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse issued this report in Sept. 2009: "Federal agencies can't seem to agree on who is a terrorist and who is not. The failure has potentially serious implications, weakening efforts to use the criminal law to combat terrorism and at the same time undermining civil liberties."
[We need a] new generation of constitutionalists to focus on this sweepingly dangerous federal government incompetence that undermines national security and personal liberty. A range of civil liberties organizations should now get after this dragnet definition of terrorists.
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