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ALAWON: American Library Association Washington Office Newsline
September 30, 2004
In This Issue: URGENT: Please Call Senators Today About Kyl Amendment
Please call your Senators TODAY and ask that they oppose the Kyl
to S. 2845, the "National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004."
Senators Durbin (D-IL) and Craig (R-ID) are leading the opposition to
Kyl amendment, which contains the largest expansion of federal powers
the USA PATRIOT Act, with the most serious consequences for civil
that have been proposed since the demise of the much-maligned
Security Enhancement Act," also known as PATRIOT Act II.
The issues proposed in the Kyl amendment go outside the scope of the
Commission's recommendations and should be debated next year during
debate on the PATRIOT Act. S. 2845 is too important to be bogged down
If passed, the bill would weaken the public's right to privacy in
library, medical and other personal records by eliminating the already
inadequate safeguard in the USA PATRIOT Act of an order by a secret
For more information on this issue and background information on other
privacy-related issues, please visit: <
Please call your Senators today and ask that they oppose the Kyl
The Capitol switchboard number is: 202-224-3121.
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