Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin talks to Babaganewz about his job as a Senator, his values, and his Jewish background. He stood up
for his beliefs and convictions when he opposed the U.S.A. Patriot Act following9/11. Although he was the
only senator to oppose the act, Feingold remained steadfast. After reading the article, ,engage your students in a
values-clarification activity to explore the courage needed to stand up for one’s convictions, even when one is alone in his or her beliefs.
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