Montana State library cancels ACLU film amid criticism
The Montana State Library has canceled a showing of a movie critical of the U.S. Patriot Act after people complained about the American Civil Liberties Union being involved. The State Library said it originally thought the film, â€˜â€˜The ACLU Freedom Files,â€™â€™ would be a good pick for its monthly seminar series because parts of the Patriot Act affects libraries.
But the library decided Tuesday the presentation might be one-sided in its criticism of the Patriot Act and canceled a viewing scheduled for Friday.
A State Library spokeswoman said complaints came from residents and state employees who didnâ€™t like the idea of the ACLU getting a forum.