Warrantless Wiretapping

So inured have we become to a surveillance state that a warrant now seems (all too often) as more a vestige than a vital check on government’s reach.

Below, Sen. Ron Wyden speaks from the Senate floor against government overreach that has eviscerated the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act through amendments and extensions.

Pres. Bush and Obama have wrongly weakened our tradition of circumscribed government action. Each year that passes without a restoration of checks on federal surveillance leaves America less free.

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