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    Is the USA PATRIOT Act an effective deterrent to terrorism? Why, why not ? What are your suggestions for combating terrorism?

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    I think the Patriot Act is an effective deterrent to terrorism, although I do not think it is a 100% effective solution. The Patriot Act acts just as it was designed to - as a deterrent to acts of terrorism, although other means are still necessary or needed to combat terrorism. I think that with the enacting of the Patriot Act, it was at least a step in the right direction to begin combating the terrorism problem.

    There has been, and still continues to be a wide area of controversy due to the fact that the act allows government officials an almost unlimited amount of access and knowledge to private information of those residing in, and ...

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    Is the USA PATRIOT Act an effective deterrent to terrorism? Why, why not ? What are your suggestions for combating terrorism?

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