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Profiling is a constitutional defense of freedom

Reader comment on item: To Profile or Not to Profile? [The Abdullah al-Kidd Case]

Submitted by Alvin Samuels (United States), Sep 26, 2004 at 03:40

Pipes is correct in citing the need to profile Islamic citizens. The vast majority have refused to condem acts of terrorism implying their consent. A free government is constitutionally required to protect its citizens. Sufficient controls exist to prevent abuse.
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