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S.193 USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 05, 2011 By Senator Leahy from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 112-13. Minority views filed.

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  • 7% of users support S.193

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    • On January 28, 2011, by mraith - We need to let it sunset! Americans will be safer and will be able to trust Government a little bit more when it does.

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      As noted by mraith, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 28, 2011, "We need to let it sunset! Americans will be safer and will be able to trust Government a little bit more when it does."
    • On February 07, 2011, by peacefrog - Don't extend this freedom-destroying bill, repeal it! Call Congress and tell them to reinstate the freedoms that once made America great and vote no on this bill.

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      As noted by peacefrog, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 07, 2011, "Don't extend this freedom-destroying bill, repeal it! Call Congress and tell them to reinstate the freedoms that once made America great and vote no on this bill."
    • On February 01, 2011, by stidmatt - Leahy should be ashamed. I hope and half-expect the people of Vermont will replace him with someone who will fight to end the sorts of injustices the UNPATRIOT ACT legalized.

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Julianne McKinney Letter: Association of National Security Alumni ... - July 05, 2012 by lissakrhumanelife - Although S.193 was not passed and expired, 4 of its 5 co-Sponsors, Senators Kennedy, Lieberman, Inouye, and Akaka, are still in the U.S. Senate. Legislation to solve this problem must be Re-Introduced! With President ...

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      As noted by lissakrhumanelife on July 05, 2012, "Although S.193 was not passed and expired, 4 of its 5 co-Sponsors, Senators Kennedy, Lieberman, Inouye, and Akaka, are still in the U.S. Senate. Legislation to solve this problem must be Re-Introduced! With President ..." (/url?q=http://lissakr11humanelife.wordpress.com/2012/07/04/julianne-mckinney-letter-association-of-national-security-alumni-electronic-surveillance-project-letter-to-president-clinton/&sa=U&ei=dzH3T4viH8Lo2QXctdCFBw&ved=0CDoQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNEXS15DYcoxlMU4M8VsdWcX1Nql9Q)
    • Julianne McKinney Letter: Association of National Security Alumni ... - July 04, 2012 by lissakrhumanelife - Although S.193 was not passed and expired, 4 of its 5 co-Sponsors, Senators Kennedy, Lieberman, Inouye, and Akaka, are still in the U.S. Senate. Legislation to solve this problem must be Re-Introduced! With President ...

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      As noted by lissakrhumanelife on July 04, 2012, "Although S.193 was not passed and expired, 4 of its 5 co-Sponsors, Senators Kennedy, Lieberman, Inouye, and Akaka, are still in the U.S. Senate. Legislation to solve this problem must be Re-Introduced! With President ..." (/url?q=http://lissakr11humanelife.wordpress.com/2012/07/04/julianne-mckinney-letter-association-of-national-security-alumni-electronic-surveillance-project-letter-to-president-clinton/&sa=U&ei=svj4T9mnEoGC2AW_84DQBg&ved=0CD4QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFk3ZlCJ7_RFBpM1-W5h2n7e8FMjQ)
    • Human Rights Petition: Unlawful Non-Consensual Weapons Testing ... - June 24, 2012 by lissakrhumanelife - In introducing S.193 (105th Congress), the proposed “Human Research Subject Protections Act of 1997″, Senator Glenn: spoke of “some serious gaps in our legal system” [Congressional Record, Jan. 22, 1997, p. S645]; and ...

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      As noted by lissakrhumanelife on June 24, 2012, "In introducing S.193 (105th Congress), the proposed “Human Research Subject Protections Act of 1997″, Senator Glenn: spoke of “some serious gaps in our legal system” [Congressional Record, Jan. 22, 1997, p. S645]; and ..." (/url?q=http://lissakr11humanelife.wordpress.com/2012/06/24/human-rights-petition-unlawful-non-consensual-weapons-testing-on-civilians-and-military-personnel-must-stop-change-org-8/&sa=U&ei=14noT4qBBNP82gWg_vTaCQ&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNF3lu5FUoobPdo2ixR9rMRxlgDITA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Nigeria: Ban Ki-Moon Berates UN's Failure to Ratify Conventional Arms Trade Treaty - July 31, 2012 by AllAfrica.com - Ending on Friday without agreement, the four-week long Conference brought together the UN's 193 Member States to negotiate what is seen as the most important initiative ever regarding conventional arms regulation within the United Nations. According to ...

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      As noted by AllAfrica.com on July 31, 2012, "Ending on Friday without agreement, the four-week long Conference brought together the UN's 193 Member States to negotiate what is seen as the most important initiative ever regarding conventional arms regulation within the United Nations. According to ..." (http://allafrica.com/stories/201207310471.html)
    • Lapping it up at the 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix [spoilers] - July 29, 2012 by Autoblog - Red Bull still leads the constructors' standings with 246 points to McLaren's 193, Lotus' 192 and Ferrari's 189. The season now takes a month-long break until the championship resumes with the Belgian Grand Prix the first weekend in September.

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      As noted by Autoblog on July 29, 2012, "Red Bull still leads the constructors' standings with 246 points to McLaren's 193, Lotus' 192 and Ferrari's 189. The season now takes a month-long break until the championship resumes with the Belgian Grand Prix the first weekend in September." (http://www.autoblog.com/2012/07/29/lapping-it-up-at-the-2012-hungarian-grand-prix-spoilers/)
    • Ban disappointed over lack of agreement on conventional arms trade treaty - July 29, 2012 by UN News Centre - Ending on Friday without agreement, the four-week long Conference brought together the UN's 193 Member States to negotiate what is seen as the most important initiative ever regarding conventional arms regulation within the United Nations. According to ...

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      As noted by UN News Centre on July 29, 2012, "Ending on Friday without agreement, the four-week long Conference brought together the UN's 193 Member States to negotiate what is seen as the most important initiative ever regarding conventional arms regulation within the United Nations. According to ..." (http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=42585&Cr=disarmament&Cr1=)
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