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Capitol Hill Update: January 8, 2018

The House and Senate are in session this week.

01/08/2018
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Key Vote

Key Vote NO on the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act, H.R. 4478

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and ask him or her to vote NO on FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act, H.R. 4478. The bill would expand warrantless surveillance under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), undermining Americans’ Fourth Amendment protections. This vote will be double weighted on FreedomWorks’ Congressional Scorecard.

12/20/2017
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Capitol Hill Update: December 4, 2017

The Senate and the House are in session this week.

12/04/2017
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Op-ed Placement

Congress Poised to Jam Through Reauthorization of Mass Surveillance

BY Jason Pye and Sean Vitka

Congress doesn’t have much time left on the legislative calendar for the year, but there’s still a lot on the agenda to get across the finish line. In the few remaining days, Republicans hope to pass a tax reform bill and either another short-term continuing resolution or an omnibus to fund the government.

11/27/2017
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FISA Reauthorization Bill Is a Mixed Bag

Widespread controversy over the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance and Accountability Act (FISA) continues, as the December 31 deadline for reauthorization is fast-approaching. Politicians and civil liberties groups alike have worked for several years, particularly since the revelations made by Edward Snowden, in an attempt to strike a balance between privacy and national security. FISA has been a centerpiece of this discussion, and its reauthorization discussions have brought it once again to the forefront.

10/09/2017
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Key Vote

Key Vote NO on Sponsor, Cosponsors of S. 1297

On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and urge them to oppose S. 1297, introduced by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). This bill would make Title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) permanent, including the controversial surveillance programs under Section 702.

06/08/2017
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Section 702’s Expiration Date -- Could it Bring Backdoor Searches to an End?

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act (FISA) is set to expire on December of 2017, and the debate over Fourth Amendment protections vs. security will be revisited. Intelligence officials have been pushing for its renewal for a year already. The use of Section 702 for spying on Americans created a national uproar when revealed by Edward Snowden, who disclosed classified information about the mass surveillance of Americans by the government.

04/08/2017
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Press Release

Congress Fails to Extend Constitutional Protections Into Digital World

Following the vote in the House of Representatives on an amendment sponsored by Reps. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) to end unlawful surveillance of Americans through Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, FreedomWorks Chief Economist and Vice President of Research Wayne Brough commented:

06/16/2016