February 10, 2004

NYC says no to Patriot Act

New York City adopts resolution opposing Patriot Act:

New York City Council Bill of Rights Resolution Res. 60-2004 (formerly 0909-2003-A)
Adopted by the Council on Wednesday, February 4, 2004

Resolution calling upon federal, state and local officials, and upon New York City agencies and institutions, to affirm and uphold civil rights and civil liberties.

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Resolved, That the Council of the City of New York opposes requests by federal authorities that, if granted, would cause agencies of the City of New York to exercise powers or cooperate in the exercise of powers in apparent violation of any city ordinance or the laws or Constitution of this State or the United States; and be it further

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Resolved, That the Council of the City of New York calls upon our United States Representatives and Senators to take a lead in Congressional action to prohibit passage of the Domestic Security Enhancement Act, known as .Patriot II.

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