The War on the Bill of Rights and the Gathering Resistance by Nat Hentoff

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"The Constitution," said Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ominously in March 2003, "just sets minimums. Most of the rights that you enjoy go way beyond what the Constitution requires." In The War on the Bill of Rights-and the Gathering Resistance, nationally syndicated columnist and Village Voice mainstay Nat Hentoff draws on untapped sources-from reporters, resisters, and civil liberties law professors across the country to administration insiders-to piece together the true dimensions of the ongoing assault on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
 

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Nat Hentoff is a long-time civil rights commentator and a prolific author and journalist whose weekly columns are published in The Village Voice and The Washington Times. He's worked as a columnist for the Washington Post and as a reporter for The New Yorker.
 
Published September 2, 2003 by Seven Stories Press. 176 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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This concise exposé/manifesto, the latest salvo in Hentoff's lifelong defense of constitutional liberties, concerns developments he's covered for the Village Voice and other publications, but draws them together into a blistering attack on the administration, and on Attorney General John Ashcroft...

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