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I need to identify three advantages or positive consequences of the USA PATRIOT Act; three disadvantages or negative consequences of the Act; advocate a position on the Act and provide the reasons underlying that position.

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1. I need to identify three advantages or positive consequences of the USA Patriot Act; three disadvantages or negative consequences of the Act; advocate a position on the Act and provide the reasons underlying that position.

The stated purpose of USA Patriot Act (USAPA) PUBLIC LAW 107-56 (H.R. 3162) passed by Congress on October 25, 2001, was the Uniting and Strengthening [of] America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act. Additionally, the Act was intended to "deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, and for other purposes." http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Patriot_Act_I

"We are waging a war that defends the lives of all Americans. And we wage that war each day in a way that values and protects the civil liberties and the constitutional ...

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This solution discusses three advantages or positive consequences of the USA Patriot Act, as well as three disadvantages or negative consequences of the Act. It helps to advocate a position on the Act and provide the reasons underlying that position.

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