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Experts from broad coalition conduct briefing on bipartisan Surveillance State Repeal Act

As reported in ThinkProgress and elsewhere, experts from across the political spectrum convened in the Cannon House Office Building on Tuesday afternoon to strongly advocate the Surveillance State Repeal Act (SSRA) before an audience of press, public, and congressional staff.  … Continue reading

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Press release, Rep. Mark Pocan: Pocan & Massie Introduce Legislation to Repeal PATRIOT Act

Legislation would end NSA Dragnet Collection of Personal Communications Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act. The legislation would repeal dragnet federal surveillance laws, while overhauling the NSA’s … Continue reading

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Demand JUSTICE not the PATRIOT Act

A word from BORDC on the PATRIOT Act: Ten years after passing the USA PATRIOT Act, Congress is again debating this enormous expansion of government power. With three provisions set to expire at the end of this month, and Tuesday’s revolt … Continue reading

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Stop “fast track” reauthorization of the “PATRIOT” Act!

We’re joining with other groups like Get FISA Right to oppose HR514, a “fast track” bill that would extend some of the PATRIOT Act’s worst provisions set to lose authorization, such as Section 215 secret court orders allowing access to … Continue reading

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