Arizona 4th Amendment Protection Act passes committee, full senate vote next

PHOENIX, February 24, 2014 – Today, a powerful Arizona state senate committee passed SB1156, the 4th Amendment Protection Act, by a vote of 4-2 with one member absent. The bill now moves on to a vote in the state senate, which is likely to be the first full legislative body in the country to vote on a bill designed to thwart surveillance programs from the National Security Agency (NSA).

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New Hampshire Alert: Tuesday vote on two anti-spying bills

On Tuesday, a New Hampshire house committee will be deciding the fate of two bills against warrantless surveillance in the “Live Free or Die” state. Two important bills (HB1533 / HB1619) have been introduced this year by Representative Neal Kurk (R) in the New Hampshire State House.Together, they bills would prohibit the sharing and use…

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