Court Rules That Terror Fears Don’t Trump Constitution

Fears of a terrorist attack are not sufficient reason for authorities to search people at a protest, a federal appeals court has ruled, saying 11 September 2001, cannot be the day liberty perished. A three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously Friday that protesters may not be required to pass through metal detectors when they gather next month for a rally against a US training academy for Latin American soldiers

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