House leadership again blocks debate on surveillance state reform

Today the House of Representatives is considering the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (HR 2596). The rule governing debate for the bill allows the House to vote on 16 of the 29 amendments that where submitted to the Rule [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Labrador Amendment to USA Freedom Act

Yesterday, Campaign for Liberty signed a coalition letter in support of Rep. Labrador's Amendment to the USA Freedom Act.  While Campaign for Liberty opposes the USA Freedom Act in its current form, C4L supports Labrador's Amendment as well as [...]

Update on “Patriot” Act Renewal

We did it! . . . for now. Earlier tonight, the Senate rejected cloture on the USA Freedom Act, which at the time of the vote still renewed key and controversial provisions of the so-called “Patriot” Act and the Intelligence Reform and [...]

Are the statists that afraid of us? Guess so

Earlier today, Norm Singleton joined Congressmen Thomas Massie and Steve Daines, Senator Ted Cruz, and more at a press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out against the National Internet Tax Mandate. Make no mistake, the only reason the [...]

Congress Pulls Bait-and-Switch on USA FREEDOM Act

Yesterday, C4L sent a letter to members of the House Judiciary Committee strongly opposing the Manager's Amendment to H.R. 3361, the USA FREEDOM Act. The original version of the act was sold to Americans as a way to rein in the NSA's domestic [...]

Watch: Ron Paul Discusses the Patriot Act with Norm Singleton

Norm Singleton discusses the latest on the Patriot Act extension with C4L Chairman Ron Paul;

C4L Chair Ron Paul Opposes USA Freedom Act, Endorses Surveillance State Repeal Act

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty came out strongly against the inaptly named “USA Freedom Act” and endorsed the Surveillance State Repeal Act. The USA Freedom Act, sponsored by Rep. Sensenbrenner, would extend and amend [...]

Patriot Act Extension Blocked

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty issued the following statement from C4L President John Tate after the Senate failed to advance the “USA Freedom Act” which would have extended key provisions of the Patriot Act until [...]

C4L Urges NO Vote on USA Freedom Act

Last night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid filed cloture on the USA Freedom Act. The legislation is sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and while it does slightly curtail the NSA's ability to spy on law Americans, it also extends the [...]

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 [...]