On this day in 2001, the Patriot Act went into effect. 🇺🇸
The Patriot Act significantly increased the surveillance and search powers of federal intelligence agencies and law enforcement.
Many find the Patriot Act to be controversial. Some appreciate the added security that the Patriot Act is meant to establish following the events of September 11th. However, many feel that the Patriot Act infringes on the rights of American citizens.
What do you think of the Patriot Act? Talk with an elderly loved one today to learn what they think. Your grandparents and other elderly loved ones have seen many changes in this country. What do they think of this one?