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 [...]

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 [...]

DEA tracking your calls since 1992

In my recent remarks on the PATRIOT Act I remarked that a lot of the PATRIOT Act consisted of proposals the Justice Department had been seeking for years but was unable to get through Congress until the panicked atmosphere following the 9-11 [...]

The Feds have been listening to your calls for decades

While most people now know, thanks to Edward Snowden, that the National Security Agency has been monitoring your telephone calls in the name of "security" after 9-11, a recent investigation by USA Today revealed that the U.S. Government has been [...]

Martin Luther King and what we have to fear from the surveillance state

Opponents of the surveillance state are often lectured by the government's defenders that we are being paranoid when we worry about the government using its surveillance powers against those who challenge the political status quo. We are told the [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Poe-Lofgren Amendment to USA Freedom Act

Yesterday, Campaign for Liberty signed a coalition letter to Congressional Leadership in support of the Poe-Lofgren Amendment to the USA Freedom Act. The amendment would prohibit the government from collecting the communications of US persons [...]

McConnell Moves Forward with Patriot Act Reauthorization

Last night Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell read a clean version (without any sort of reforms) of the Patriot Act Extension. This means that McConnell can move to proceed to the bill without hearings or any committee process whenever he [...]

Can Congress Effectively Oversee the Vast Surveillance State?

According to a new report from the Associated Press, the Senate Intelligence Committee is creating a sort of "secret encyclopedia" of America's surveillance programs. Surprisingly, this hasn't picked up as much media attention as it [...]

WATCH: Norm Singleton at Patriot Act Briefing

On Tuesday, C4L VP of Policy Norm Singleton spoke at a policy briefing on the Hill on the Patriot Act, NSA spying, and the surveillance state. Watch here:

Christmas Eavesdrop

You better watch out You better not cry Better not pout I'm telling you why: The NSA is bugging your town They're making a list Checking it twice Government knows who's naughty or nice The NSA is bugging your town They see you when [...]