Tag Archives: Patriot Act

Parts of Patriot Act Expire Tonight After Senate Fails to Pass Reform

It’s a qualified success, but nonetheless…. Keep the pressure on! Restore the 4th Amendment!

US senators failed to pass a bill tonight that would reform one of the NSA’s most controversial surveillance programs. Without it, sections of the Patriot Act expire at midnight.

Source: Parts of Patriot Act Expire Tonight After Senate Fails to Pass Reform | WIRED

Exclusive: Rand Paul: ‘I will force the expiration’ of the PATRIOT Act

It’s completely implausible, but I would totally support a Rand Paul-Bernie Sanders ticket. Just because it would make Washington interesting again.

Source: Exclusive: Rand Paul: ‘I will force the expiration’ of the PATRIOT Act

The Patriot Act May Be Dead Forever

The most controversial elements of the spying bill may never be coming back, lawmakers from both parties tell The Daily Beast. Here’s why.

Source: The Patriot Act May Be Dead Forever

NSA surveillance opposed by American voters from all parties, poll finds

Rand Paul vows to block efforts to continue NSA bulk collection after key provision expires next month

Source: NSA surveillance opposed by American voters from all parties, poll finds

A Federal Appeals Court Vindicates Edward Snowden’s Leak of NSA Secrets

A hero. A patriot. Not a traitor.

If the bulk collection of phone records was illegal, then one of the most-criticized disclosures amounted to blowing the whistle on illegal surveillance.

Source: A Federal Appeals Court Vindicates Edward Snowden’s Leak of NSA Secrets