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After NSA Ruling, Congress at Odds Over Mass Surveillance

After NSA Ruling, Congress at Odds Over Mass Surveillance

Published on Friday, May 08, 2015 by Common Dreams by Nadia Prupis, staff writer In the wake of Thursday’s federal court ruling that the U.S. National Security Agency’s mass data collection program is illegal, officials in Congress have been left at odds over surveillance reform. In the remaining six days of the legislative session, some Senate Republicans are rushing to […]

Reps Blumenaur and DeFazio vote no on Patriot Act extension

Nevertheless, the House sent the Patriot Act Extension to Obama for signature with just a few minor revisions. Key provisions of the nation’s primary counterterrorism law would be extended for a year under a bill passed by the House Thursday evening after Democrats retreated from adding new privacy protections. The House voted 315 to 97 […]

Winter Soldier 2008: March 13 -16 in DC

“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” Thomas Paine, 1776 Visit the IVAW website for details and to support this campaign and […]