National Security, Civil Liberties and the Surveillance State
March 18, 2014, 7 p.m.
First Congregational Church, Portland, Oregon
Featuring Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon. Cosponsored by the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society.
Free and open to the public; registration required at worldoregon.org.
How do we ensure that both liberty and security are protected in this age of enhanced surveillance? Senator Wyden is widely recognized as a leading voice in the U.S. Congress for more open and transparent national security policies. His warnings about provisions of the USA Patriot Act and the surveillancepolicies of the National Security Agency have sparked new debates. He will discuss the tension between civil liberties and national security and how we can preserve liberty and security.
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