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Patriot Act Faces Opposition

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Patriot Act Faces Opposition

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Patriot Act Faces Opposition

Patriot Act Faces Opposition

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Communities around the country pass resolutions criticizing the Patriot Act. Attorney General John Ashcroft has urged Congress to expand the anti-terror law to allow the government to hold more terrorism suspects indefinitely, but critics say the increased powers threaten civil rights. Hear NPR's Juan Williams.