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July 25, 2005
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House approves Patriot Act

A version of the USA Patriot Act that passed the U.S. House of Representatives is “a measured response to the legitimate threat of terrorism,” the Anti-Defamation League said. The Patriot Act has been of concern to numerous Jewish groups because of perceived violations of civil liberties, but few have actively opposed its reauthorization or sought significant changes.

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