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The 'terrorist screening database': Are they all terrorists?
The 'terrorist screening database': Are they all terrorists?

This page has criticized the government's infamous "no-fly list" because it is so manifestly susceptible to error. Now comes new information about how the federal government compiles the bigger, broader "terrorist screening database" from which the no-fly list is drawn — and how that database is being used to deny people a chance for U.S. citizenship. The database, also known as the "terrorist watch list," reportedly holds more than 1 million names of suspected terrorists. But according to the American Civil Liberties Union, which filed a lawsuit on the subject last month, the government has failed to ensure that innocent people are not listed in...

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