Letter: Government is going over the line

Regarding "National security trumps personal privacy, survey states," a reader writes: Many recent government actions have stretched the limits on government as outlined in the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.

The words of one of Benjamin Franklin, one of our founding fathers, are appropriate:

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."


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