HLSS508 Week 4 Homeland Security Civil Liberties Discussion

Discussion Questions: Is the right to travel a fundamental right inherent to citizens, which cannot be abridged? Is this idea, well established in our history as Americans? Discuss the various new screening systems that may have civil liberties advocates concerned for various reasons including for mistaken identities or for the treatment of every individual as a “possible terrorist”. Do the nation’s new airport and screening security measures have to push aside basic civil freedoms in order to safeguard the nation from the use of planes or other forms of transportation in future terrorist attacks? What about the nation’s other forms of travel…?

Instructions: Fully utilize the materials that have been provided to you in order to support your response. Your initial post should be at least 500 words.

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