(FOX19) - It is one of the most controversial issues of the past 10 years. The Patriot Act was rushed into law just after September 11th, 2001.
The powers of that act are unprecedented and in a number of cases are override Constructional rights.
So how do the Republican presidential candidates feel about the Patriot Act?
Ben has the Reality Check you won't see anywhere else.
Reality Check: Has The Patriot Act Thwarted 42 Terror Attacks?