While it has primarily been Democrats who have pushed to amend the PATRIOT Act to protect civil liberties. GOP Senator Rand Paul is breaking with his party and announcing that he will vote against any extension of the bill.


Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has posted a seven minute long video announcing that he plans to vote against extending the bill, explaining that the Founders of the country would have opposed it as well.

This video is from Think Progress, uploaded on February 10, 2011.