Presidential Oversight Board Declares NSA Metadata Collection Illegal

On Jan 23, less than a week after the president released his changes, the PCLOB released a report which declared the bulk collection of metadata approved by the FISC to be unconstitutional and that the illegal practice ought to be immediately discontinued.

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Alaska legislation takes aim at warrantless spying by NSA, other federal agencies

A bipartisan group of legislators have introduced bills in the Alaska state house and senate which take on the status quo of information sharing and mutual assistance between the state of Alaska and the National Security Agency (NSA), as well as other federal agencies engaging in warrantless surveillance.

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Twelve and counting: Vermont legislation takes on NSA spying

On Tuesday, Rep. Teo Zagar (D-Windsor-4-1), along with co-sponsor Reps. Susan Davis (P/D-Orange-1), Patricia Komline (R-Bennington-Rutland) and William Stevens (I-Addison-Rutland) introduced the Fourth Amendment Protection Act to prohibit any state support of the NSA.

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Nullify Obamacare: Michael Lotfi speaks in support of South Carolina H3101

Michael Lotfi, executive director for the Tennessee chapter of the Tenth Amendment Center, delivered a speech at the “Nullify Obamacare” rally on the steps of the State House in Columbia, S.C.. Lotfi spoke to the crowd of approximately 450 people in the pouring rain and told them to hold their state legislators accountable.

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