The War on the Bill of Rights and the Gathering Resistance

Front Cover
Seven Stories Press, 2004 - History - 232 pages
2 Reviews
"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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

The War on the Bill of Rights and the Gathering Resistance

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

"Ever since Attorney General Ashcroft pushed the U S A PATRIOT Act through an overwhelmingly supine Congress soon after September 11, he has subverted more elements of the Bill of Rights than any ... Read full review

Review: The War on the Bill of Rights—and the Gathering Resistance

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

There was some very valuable information in this book but it was presented in a very dry, boring way. Read full review

Contents

Why Should We Care? Its Only the Constitution
11
How We Began to Lose Our Liberties
19
A Society Under Surveillance
26
Copyright

55 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

NAT HENTOFF, a prolific author, journalist and weekly columnist in the Village Voice, has won the National Press Foundation Award for Distinguished Contributions to Journalism, and the American Bar Association Certificate of Merit for Coverage of the Criminal Justice System, as well as the Thomas Szasz Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Civil Liberties.

Bibliographic information