San Francisco Gray Panthers healthcare resolution for 2008 National Convention
Repeal the Patriot Act
Whereas under the guise of fighting terrorism, the Patriot Act and associated measures have
by allowing and conducting widespread wiretaps, secret searches, internet surveillance, FBI access to personal data, CIA domestic surveillance, torture, and Justice Department arbitrary designation of domestic organizations as terrorist groups, thereby undercutting the civil liberties guaranteed to the people of the United States of America by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED
The Gray Panthers urge the Congress to repeal the Patriot Act and all associated measures which institute domestic terrorism in the name of fighting international terrorism.