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SECURITY AND FREEDOM ENSURED ACT (S. 1709)
Sen. Craig (R-ID) and Sen. Durbin (D-IL)

Supported by a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers and advocacy groups, the Security and Freedom Ensured Act (SAFE) seeks to correct some of the excesses in the hastily enacted USA PATRIOT Act, which granted broad new powers to law enforcement. SAFE aims to protect Americans’ civil liberties by making modest but important changes to several of PATRIOT’s most troublesome provisions. Specifically, SAFE:

The Electronic Frontier Foundation respectfully urges swift passage of the Security and Freedom Ensured Act.