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Are we becoming a police state? Five things that have civil liberties advocates nervous

A bill passed by the Senate last week would allow the military to detain American citizens indefinitely. The bill is just one of many that has civil liberties advocates worried.

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ACLU criticizes killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen, calling it a ‘dangerous’ precedent

In an interview with Need to Know, the ACLU’s deputy legal director said the killing of the radical American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki set a dangerous precedent in which “U.S. citizens far from any battlefield can be executed by their own government.”

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