New Mexico House says no to the Patriot Act

In an overwhelming vote, the New Mexico House of Representatives passed a provision opposing implementation of key parts of the USA-PATRIOT Act. The measure instructs state police to "refrain from engaging in the surveillance of individuals or groups of individuals based on their participation in activities protected by the First Amendment," refrain from participation in Operation TIPS, direct public libraries to post warnings in libraries that the feds might be spying on their reading habits, and more.

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