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“Sneak and Peek” Warrants Are Abused by Law Enforcement

Section 213 of the PATRIOT Act creates what is known as “sneak and peek” warrant. Law enforcement is authorized to conduct a search without first notifying the subject of the search. After 9/11, law enforcement insisted that this measure was necessary to investigate and prevent future terrorist attacks “without tipping off the terrorists.”

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Liberty Beats "The Right To Be Left Alone"

08/18/2014
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Passing the USA Freedom Act: Everybody Wins

Last week, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) re-introduced a bill to protect Americans from unauthorized government spying, the USA Freedom Act (S. 2685). After the House passed a dangerously watered-down version of the bill earlier this year, the new Senate bill represents a compromise - much stronger than the House bill, though not as comprehensive as privacy activists might desire.

08/04/2014
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A Case You Should Know About From Each Circuit Court: Part 2

Covering one decision from Circuits 6 through 11, this article is Part 2 of a collection of court cases that you should know about. Court activism throughout the country affects you and your rights so take a glance at the cases below to see the precedents being established that are threatening your civil liberties.

08/01/2014
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A Case You Should Know About From Each Circuit Court: Part 1

No matter which circuit boundary you live in, the activism in the courts throughout the country affect you and your rights. Take a gander at the cases below to see the precedents being established that are threatening your civil liberties.

07/31/2014
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Top Five Reasons to Support Bob Johnson for U.S. Congress in GA-1

1.Bob Johnson is a physician who wants to fully repeal ObamaCare and replace it with patient-centered reforms.

07/18/2014
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Top 10 Ridiculous Quotes by Senator Mitch McConnell

1. “The Patriot Act is one of the most important and overdue pieces of legislation in a generation." Source: National Review.

04/25/2014
See How Your Representative Voted on the Amash Amendment
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See How Your Representative Voted on the Amash Amendment

Tonight the House voted on Justin Amash's amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill. The amendment would simply have required that the NSA's surveillance and collection of digital metadata only be conducted upon people who are directly under investigation.

07/24/2013
Capitol Hill Update, 22 July, 2013
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Capitol Hill Update, 22 July, 2013

Capitol Hill Update, 22 July, 2013House & Senate/Schedule: Both chambers are in session this week, and will remain so until August 2nd.

07/22/2013
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Big Brother’s Watching: The NSA's Misapplication of the Precautionary Principle

Benjamin Franklin once said "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Franklin was describing what is known as the ‘precautionary principle.’ This is a principle while good has been twisted by government in the name of safety.

07/01/2013

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