The national Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which encourages local communities to take an active role in the ongoing national debate about threats to civil liberties guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, such as the USA PATRIOT Act, NSA warrantless surveillance controversy, and the Military Commissions Act of 2006. thumb| |Broken Liberty Istanbul Archaeology Museum Civil liberties are freedoms that protect the Individual from the Government. A Bill of Rights is a list or summary of rights that are considered important and essential by a group of people The USA PATRIOT Act, commonly known as the Patriot Act, is a controversial Act of Congress that U The NSA warrantless surveillance controversy concerns Surveillance of persons within the United States incident to the collection of Foreign intelligence by the The United States Military Commissions Act of 2006, also known as HR-6166 was an Act of Congress signed by President George W More than 600 local Bill of Rights Defense Committees have been created throughout the United States from Dallas, Texas to Boise, Idaho to Hawaii and Alaska. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the More than 400 of those local and statewide groups have achieved passage of legislative resolutions challenging the effectiveness and reported excesses of the U. S. "War on Terror. The War on Terrorism (also known as the War on Terror) is the common term for the military political and legal, and ideological conflict and specifically for U " Under the leadership of Board President Chip Pitts and Executive Director Nancy Talanian, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee represents perhaps the most widespread grassroots American civil liberties movement. Chip Pitts is an international attorney, investor/ Entrepreneur, and law educator who serves as a volunteer leader of a number of Civil liberties and
The BORDC provides up-to-date information and tools to foster education and discussion, documentation, technical assistance, organizing strategies, and other support that communities can use to help protect civil liberties guaranteed by the Bill of Rights of the U. A Bill of Rights is a list or summary of rights that are considered important and essential by a group of people S. Constitution.