A Prophetic Warning: ACLU Official Warns that Fear of “Terrorism” May Become Greatest Threat to Civil Liberties
John Shattuck, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Washington Legislative Office, issued a warning that the rubric of “terrorism” could become the greatest threat to civil liberties. He issued the prophetic warning 20 years before the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the abuses of civil liberties by President George W. Bush’s war on terrorism.
Learn more about the war on terrorism threat to civil liberties today: https://www.aclu.org/keep-america-safe-and-free-0
Watch ACLU Director Anthony Romero discuss the ACLU and the war on terrorism: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txyLtkYyylE
Read: Susan Herman. Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy (2011)