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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 [...]

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 [...]

Tech giants defy feds, notify users of data demands

It appears tech giants will no longer comply with the government's demand that they hand over users' data without telling them. Major U.S. technology companies have largely ended the practice of quietly complying with investigators’ demands [...]

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 [...]