U.S. Senate record vote 309, 110th Congress, Session 1

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Scored vote

Scorecard: American Civil Liberties Union 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Nay


"On August 3, 2007, the Senate passed the Protect America Act (S. 1927) by a vote of 60 to 28. The ACLU opposed this legislation because it allows for massive, untargeted collection of international communications without court order or meaningful oversight by either Congress or the courts. Additionally, it contains virtually no protections for the U.S. end of the phone call or email, leaving decisions about the collection, mining and use of Americans' private communications up to the executive branch."

(Original scorecard available at: http://action.aclu.org/site/VoteCenter?page=voteList)

Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Aye


"Renew for six months authority under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to review communications of suspected terrorists without a court order. August 3. (60-28; 60 votes required because of a unanimous consent agreement)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/senate_votes.htm)