Fri, 16 May 2003 20:02:07 GMT

Alarmist? You bet! Ding ding ding ding!. “First they came for the Greens…” Texas' proposed “Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act,” which its backers are hoping to extend nationally, is the next step after Patriot Acts I and II. The president of the Center for Constitutional Rights says the legislation criminalizes “basically every environmental and animal-rights organization in the country,” which means that if you don't even march with, but send money to any of them, you may be tacitly waiving your 4th-amendment rights. [More inside] [MetaFilter]

i am consistently amazed at what people think they should let their representatives do….