Supreme Court: Vote to Repeal

By the time the Administration's anti-crime bill passed the Senate last week, it had grown and changed mightily. For one thing, the Senators had added a measure that would permit court-ordered wiretapping by federal and state authorities investigating almost any serious crime; federal authorities would not need a court order in emergency situations involving national security or organized crime. The legislators also authorized a ban on the mail-order sale of handguns, as well as $100 million in federal funds for local law enforcement. And, as many civil libertarians feared, the Senators...

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