Is Bill Bennett the Civil Libertarian?


Speaking of balance, somehow I suspect there will not be much of it at this event:

Protecting Civil Liberties and Fighting Terrorism:
The USA Patriot Act

Speakers: William J. Bennett
Co-Director, Empower America and Senior Advisor, Americans for Victory Over Terrorism

The Hon. James Comey
Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

The Hon. Asa Hutchinson
Undersecretary for Border Security and Transportation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

William J. Fox
Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Host: Edwin Meese III
Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow in Public Policy and Chairman, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2004
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium

The USA Patriot Act is an integral part of American efforts to combat terrorism. Yet, since its passage in October 2001, it has been the subject of substantial controversy. Join us as leading policy experts and members of the Bush Administration discuss the Patriot Act and assess its implementation.