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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...11yrs

No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant

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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

Yes, but the sections involving surveillance and criminalization are too broad

@4TXVWDSfrom Michigan  answered…2yrs

No. I understand the idea, and I'm sure many terrorist acts have been prevented because of survelience. However, we cannot give up our individual freedoms in order to feel protected. You didn't see this scale of "American Infidel" in the past. We were a better country before. We were proud of our country (on the large scale) and there was such a thing as the American Dream. We have deterriorated as a country. There is no "American Dream" unless you county being materialistic, judgemental, and constantly offended. During World War II people gave up luxuries in order to support their country, even when their husbands/sons/brothers/friends were sent fighting. While there is still military support, it is not the same. It is not true support, but rather a support with a side of guilt and disgust to those that oppose it.

@4S3TY7Pfrom New York  answered…2yrs

With a warrant for any American citizen. Must have an individualized warrant. Mass survallence on Islamic citizens. Ban refugees for 2 years. Push a propaganda campaign for women's rights in the Middle East and stop lying about Islam for political gain or political correctness

@52YJQ55from North Carolina  answered…2yrs

@4S4KFX8from Oregon  answered…2yrs

Well... Not really. They've gone too far with it. I do support placing cameras everywhere and monitoring what people do in public. Are 2 guys carrying satchel charges to the stands of the Boston Marathon? Gosh, maybe that's a problem. Did an unattended bag explode? Gosh, maybe we can see who put it there before it blew up... Is someone mugging your mother in front of the A&P? Gosh, maybe we could alert the cop on the next block...

@5BXFFJZfrom Washington  answered…2yrs

It has been the excuse to enforce the UN Global agenda. 9.11 was an inside job. Create the fear and terror, then work to destroy the country to the point they can call in UN "peacekeepers" who have no affiliation other than to the UN, and would work for their richest elite - not to help us.

@4QBFGKKfrom California  answered…2yrs

No, many parts of it including section 215 completely undermine the constitutional rights of U.S citizens

@4ST4KNBfrom Maryland  answered…2yrs

I have a brown skin. Anytime I travel on a plane, I have to endure extra security procedures. I am not middle-eastern, I am an all-American racial mix. Think about that.

@4R2SYPDfrom Georgia  answered…2yrs

The Patriot Act should be subjected to a constitutional test as should be all legislation. It should have a sunset clause.

@4QC43PPfrom Indiana  answered…2yrs

Yes, but do away with detainment and deportation because it violates due process.

@4WGZZJKRepublicanfrom Vermont  answered…2yrs

Yes, but with sunset provision requiring Congressional approval every 2 years.

@4QT6B3Kfrom Illinois  answered…2yrs

Absolutely not this gives big government too much power to spy and pry into citizens private lives. There doesn't need to be a patriot act for the government to protect itself and its citizens. It's called have a pair of balls and let Old Glory fly.

@98ZKKPM from California answered…6hrs

I have no say, I'm not a proud American. Definitely not a patriot.

@98Y5YM4 from Iowa answered…2 days

Yes, but they should have limited scope with their said "powers" and they need probable cause in order to search or they risk being terminated and arrested

@98XHHHSProgressive from Pennsylvania answered…3 days

@98XFXWL from Missouri answered…3 days

Yes, but the act has resulted in unfair discrimination and should be improved in order to prevent innocent people from being unjustly persecuted.

@98VZGKQ from Indiana answered…1wk

Yes, but remove the sections of searches or raids without probable cause and have a period where they can be detained.

@98VN5KP from Massachusetts answered…1wk

Patriot Act now abused and used against patriots. Revise, reform or repeal.

@98TWJT6Peace and Freedom from Pennsylvania answered…1wk

I will say I do support it but at the same time I don't so it's in the middle for me.

@98STYX3 from Rhode Island answered…2wks

Yes, but it should only be applied very strictly, to extreme cases only.

@98P4FYC from California answered…3wks

No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant also limit the scope of the government’s powers.

@98P4CM6 from Oklahoma answered…3wks

Patriot Act. Wrong in every way! Government overreach to the max.

@98M6NPH from Utah answered…3wks

No, but create a new act that increases public surveillance and strict laws against private surveillance unless granted by strict warrant or probable cause laws

@98M3D4R from Utah answered…3wks

I believe changes were needed to keep the country safe from future deadly attacks but my concern is that this act gives the government too much power

@98LYC2G from South Carolina answered…3wks

@98KZL6Q from Oregon answered…4wks

@98J83CFSocialist from New York answered…1mo

Yes, but no surveillance or searches can be conducted without a court order/warrant. If a legally obtained court order with enough evidence is for surveillance, that court order can be used without the parties knowledge until a charge has been made

@98HM5QGIndependent from Texas answered…1mo

I would support the Patriot Act more if the focus was on the safety of regular citizens being monitored on top of the criminalization of threats, but I do not know much of the details of the Act. Otherwise, I would say I am roughly indifferent about the Act.

@98GVXBD from Virginia answered…1mo

Yes, and we should expand the scope of surveillance to include domestic organized crime.

@98DRS8T from Utah answered…2mos

@93RZVS9 from Washington answered…2mos

No, pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant, allow civilians to sue the goverment that break these laws and greatly expand the Freedom of Information Act.

@98BD2RY from California answered…2mos

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