Monday, October 27, 2008

ACLU: vast US border zone "Constitution free"

ACLU reports:
Using data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, the ACLU has determined that nearly 2/3 of the entire US population (197.4 million people) live within 100 miles of the US land and coastal borders.

The government is assuming extraordinary powers to stop and search individuals within this zone. This is not just about the border: This " Constitution-Free Zone" includes most of the nation's largest metropolitan areas.


They have a video by a guy who passed through the US border and got stopped by US customs 20 minutes later on the freeway.

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