Senate 3-year PATRIOT extension thwarted

...By Rand Paul.
Now the fight shifts to the U.S. Senate, where Rand Paul is prepared to lead the battle to defend the Bill of Rights.

Last night, the Senate tried to sneak through a 3-year extension under unanimous consent, but Senator Paul prevented this by standing up and objecting.
(from a C4L e-mail broadcast)

Let's see if he can prevail. Here's a link for DownsizeDC's campaign to repeal the PATRIOT act. Time to let your Senators know how much you want it gone...

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