New coalition fights Patriot Act reauthorization

Rich writes AP reports that the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Conservative Union, Americans for Tax Reform and the Free Congress Foundation formed a new coalition called the Patriots to Restore Checks and Balances to lobby Congress to repeal three key provisions of the USA Patriot Act. “The coalition wants to repeal or let expire prosecutors’ Patriot Act ability to obtain records in terrorism-related cases from businesses and other entities, icluding libraries…”