Colorado’s Sen. Mark Udall says U.S. surveillance tramples rights

Posted: June 14, 2013 in local news
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Joey Bunch
Denver Post
June 10, 2013

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall said Sunday it is time to re-examine how far the U.S. government can legally go in its search for terrorists.

On CNN’s “State of the Union,” Udall, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, called for a reassessment of the USA Patriot Act following controversial media accounts of the Obama administration’s collection of telephone metadata and Internet communications.

He said he had seen no evidence the programs are worth the sacrifice of civil liberties.

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