21 October 2008
The government says it can search people up to 100 miles from the border.
Almost 2/3 of Americans live within 100 miles of the border. Watch Vince Peppard of San Diego tell his story of being searched in the United States.
Then contact the ACLU to find out more about
(100 Miles From The Border)
True Stories of Violation
Using data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, the ACLU has determined that
nearly 2/3 of the entire US population (197.4 million people) live within
100 miles of the US land and coastal borders.
The government is assuming extraordinary powers to stop and search
individuals within this zone. This is not just about the border: This "Constitution-Free Zone" includes most of the nation's largest metropolitan
We urge you to call on Congress to hold hearings on and pass legislation to
end these egregious violations of Americans' civil rights.
ARE YOU LIVING IN THE CONSTITUTION FREE ZONE?
Click on your state in the map below to find out
how many Americans are currently living with out full constitutional