U.S. citizens are fighting World War II with much less hysteria, many fewer violations of civil rights than during World War I, concluded the unsparing American Civil Liberties Union in a report on the twelve months ending June 1. The Union's explanation: 1) there is no organized, powerful radical and pacifist opposition to the war; 2) the Administration is self-consciously liberal; 3) opposition to the New Deal acts within the conventional democratic framework; 4) the public interest is concentrated on postwar plans; 5) the Supreme Court has buttressed the Bill of Rights.

The report condemned as "the worst single invasion...

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