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Sections of the Patriot Act just expired. What now?

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 14:  Protesters rally outside the U.S. Capitol against the NSA's recently detailed surveillance programs June 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. Members of various action groups gathered to protest the √íNational Security Agency's abuses of law abiding Americans.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)The senate held a rare Sunday debate on the next evolution of the US Patriot Act. It’s called the Freedom Act of 2015 and it includes the provision that authorizes the bulk collection of phone records. This has stirred up controversy in Washington DC and even appears to be polarizing members of the same political parties.¬†

Guests: 

Sue Udry, acting director of the Bill of Rights Defense committee and the former director of the Defending Dissent Foundation

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