Campaign for Liberty Joins Coalition Against New Pro-surveillance Bills

Campaign for Liberty has joined a broad coalition of organizations in sending a letter to the Senate opposing the FISA Improvements Act of 2015 and the the FISA Reform Act of 2015. These pieces of legislation are being promoted by surveillance [...]

Campaign for Liberty supports the End Warrantless Surveillance Act

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of anti-surveillance state groups from across the political spectrum in support of the End Warrantless Surveillance Act (HR 2233), legislation introduced by Republican Representative Ted Poe (TX-02), [...]

Another reason to oppose USA FREEDOM

Even if the USA FREEDOM Act actually limited federal agencies ability to violate our constitutional rights the bill still would likely not protect us from unconstitutional surveillance. This is because federal agencies are likely to disregard any [...]

Guess who supports USA FREEDOM?

Donny Shaw at Mediate examines who supports the representatives who voted for USA FREEDOM and finds something interesting: Members of the House who voted for the USA Freedom Act received, on average, more than 2.2 as much money from the [...]

USA Freedom Act: Big Win for NSA?

According to The Daily Beast, far from handcuffing the NSA, the misnamed USA FREEDOM Act not only does not stop the NSA from conducting mass surveillance and bulk collection, one major part of the bill originated with the NSA itself. Read the [...]

Bruce Fein Schools Neocon on Surveillance State

Writing in the Huffington Post, Bruce Fein, former associate deputy attorney general and general counsel of the Federal Communications Commission under President Reagan, corrects the numerous errors  made in Andrew McCarthy's defense of the [...]

Another lie from the Surveillance State Defenders

Defenders of the Sec. 215 "bulk data" collection program claim that there is "not a single documented case where the program has been used to violate an individual's rights or otherwise been abused." March Wheeler, at Empty Wheel, examines this [...]

Jennifer Rubin In Distress

...because she does not read Ron Paul. Regular readers of neoconservative blogger Jennifer Rubin will not be surprised to learn she is not happy with Senator Rand Paul's efforts to block reauthorization of the expiring PATRIOT Act provisions. [...]

Does the House leadership really want to rein in Obama?

The House GOP leadership talks a lot about "reining in" President Obama's abuse of executive powers yet last week they blocked two amendments to the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have rolled-back President Obama's [...]

Justin Amash: USA FREEDOM Act a step in the wrong direction

Here and below is Justin Amash's official statement explaining why he voted against the USA FREEDOM Act. Thanks to a generous donor who has agreed to match all contributions, Campaign for Liberty is extending the Stop the Surveillance State [...]