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Civil Liberties Hodgepodge

This week there's been a number of stories worth highlighting regarding your civil liberties. On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled the administration must disclose the legal rationale behind the targeted [...]

Clapper: NSA conducts warrantless searches on American's emails and phone calls

In a letter to Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a 'loophole' to search the private communications of US Citizens. According to The [...]

Nice Try, Mr. President

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty released the following statement from C4L President John Tate in response to President Obama’s announcement of NSA reforms: “After months of denial and grassroots pressure, President Obama has [...]

The USA Freedom Act: A Step in the Right Direction

By: Michael Clayton Seemingly lost in the fold because of all the mess regarding Obamacare, last week, lawmakers introduced legislation to curtail the National Security Agency’s overreaching phone record collection program. The USA Freedom [...]

Libertarians co-opting anti-NSA rally?

On Monday, Salon published an article by Tom Watson which argued that liberals shouldn't align with libertarians over the fight to roll back NSA surveillance. At issue is the Stop Watching Us rally, of which Campaign for Liberty is a proud [...]

From The Folks Who Wanted to Be In Charge of Cybersecurity

This week, the Internet is in a tizzy, rightfully so, over the discovery of the Heartbleed bug -- one of the biggest security glitches in the history of the Internet. But now come the juicier revelations that the NSA may have known about it [...]

Rand Paul: The NSA is still violating our rights

In The Guardian today Senator Rand Paul writes that the NSA's metadata collection program violates the constitutional rights of all Americans. The Fourth Amendment states that warrants issued must be specific to a person, place or task and this [...]

Return of the Church Committee?

By: Matt McBride In 1974, it was revealed that the CIA was involved in illegal intelligence operations against thousands of American citizens. The following year, a special committee, chaired by Idaho Senator Frank Church, was tasked with [...]

Senator Paul Demands Answers

Amid reports the NSA may have spied on the Pope and the Vatican conclave, this afternoon, Senator Paul introduced a resolution in the Senate demanding President Obama provide an explanation. The Senator appeared on Fox News to discuss his [...]

Government Shutdown, Public Awakening?

By: Matt McBride In 2013, a plethora of events have provoked public outcry: for example, the attempt to exploit the Sandy Hook shootings to justify new gun control; the NSA’s PRISM program and the right to privacy; and the Syrian Civil [...]