In conclusion, the concerns articulated by Noami Wolf in her book and especially in the chapter Surveil Ordinary Citizens are of grave importance to the American population. If collective activist resistance is not applied at this juncture then hard fought rights and the spirit of the Constitution would fall by the wayside. The following imploration by scholar Wilton Alston serves as a fitting concluding remark: “Your safety and security has always been, and will always be, your responsibility. Let’s make sure we don’t forget that. And for heaven’s sake, let’s keep watching the watchers.” (Alston, 2007, p.12) In case we fail to do this, the protections, rights and privileges built into our legislatures over centuries of civilian activism (most notably the provisions under the Fourth Amendment which prohibit unreasonable searches and seizures to habeas corpus) will be lost for good.
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