When a Man Loves a Woman…or a Man…or Both

We have all heard people proudly proclaim that the Constitution is a living, breathing document and needs to be “tweaked”. This could not be further from the truth. “The most numerous objects of legislation belong to the States. Those of the National Legislature [are] but few.”(Rufus King from The Records of the Federal Convention of…

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Building Bridges where none existed before: TAC flies blimp over NSA Data Center in Utah

I like building bridges – especially where most people think they can’t exist.

Case in point. This morning, TAC partnered with Greenpeace and Electronic Frontier Foundation to fly a blimp directly over the NSA data center in Utah. It had a sign on it and an arrow pointing down – “illegal spying below!”

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Senators Fall Short with Federal Plan to Stop NSA Spying

Three leading anti-NSA senators, Rand Paul (R-KY), Mark Udall (D-CO) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), recently penned an op/ed in the Los Angeles Times talking about the need for bipartisan reform to save the 4th Amendment and rein in government surveillance. They correctly identify the problems, but their solutions leave much to be desired.

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California Action Alert: Support AB1327 to Nullify Warrantless Drone Spying

AB1327, a bill that would put severe restrictions on the use of drones by government officials within the state of California, was introduced on Feb. 22 by Assemblyman Jeff Gorrell (R-44). It passed in the state assembly by a 63-6 vote. It has since been moved to the Senate Appropriations Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before the full state senate can have chance to concur with the assembly’s decision.

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