Freedom to Read Protection Act

The “Freedom to Read Protection Act of 2003” was introduced by Congressman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to eliminate Section 215 of… read more

The “Freedom to Read Protection Act of 2003” was introduced by Congressman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to eliminate Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT ACT. Section 215 gives federal authorities investigating terrorism the power to obtain customer information from bookstores and libraries. Joining Congressman Sanders in support of the bill are Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Emily Sheketoff (American Library Associaiton), Christopher Finan (American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression), Trina Magi (University of Vermont), and Linda Ramsdell (Galaxy Bookshop). close

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Freedom to Read Protection Act

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Program ID:
175415-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 8, 2003
Last Aired:
Mar 10, 2003

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  • Mar 08, 2003 | 10:25pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 2003 | 7:23pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2003 | 5:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
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