Civil Rights and Privacy
Wed Jun 3 23:19:42 CDT 1998
On Wed, 3 Jun 1998, Alan Tauber wrote:
> I've been reading all the posts on civil rights and I notice a disturbing
> trend. That trend is the excluding of privacy. I understand the 91-92
> CEDA topic was privacy, but there are three reasons to include privacy
> under the current resolution, or at least not exclude it off the bat.
> 1. The NDT didn't debate privacy. Simce the NDT is using this resolution
> as well, I believe that we should consider their feelings. While most of
> the CEDA judges around may have debated or judged the privacy topic, no one
> (or not many) in the NDT did.
you have this reversed--NDT debated privacy, CEDA did not. the rest of
your post i agree with, though i'm not sure how privacy rights necessarily
fit into "civil rights"--if we are going to open the Bill of Rights Grab
Bag we might as well look at some rights that are actually enumerated ;-)
But regardless, I'm not sure how privacy is a "civil right" and if it is,
i have a lot of 4th ammendment issues i'd like to include...
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