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Tell Congress: Restore our Fourth Amendment protections!

Americans are losing the right to privacy and their private property rights.

At every turn, Americans are losing the right to privacy and their private property rights.

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Kentucky v. King essentially revokes the Fourth Amendment by allowing law enforcement to enter private property without a warrant, and by giving TSA agents the authority to demand that innocent Americans remove their clothing in front of the public.

Further, the astounding fact that the federal government ordered Verizon to hand it hundreds of millions of private phone records is also an important reminder that our constitutionally-protected rights have essentially been declared null by government actions.

Knowing that the National Security Agency has easy access to massive amounts of information held by major internet service and communication companies – records that detail millions of individuals ’ private data – is evidence that our Fourth Amendment is essentially not a fact in the digital world.

The unconstitutional powers given to government by certain provisions of the Patriot Act and the Supreme Court are now being realized, and stand to prove that the Fourth Amendment “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures” is a near-farce. 

We must demand Congress to uphold the Fourth Amendment our individual rights to be secure in our “person, papers, and effects” in both physical and non-physical environments. We must demand Congress to work enact legislation that formally recognizes the wholesale supremacy of the Fourth Amendment – that is, the protection of privacy and private property from unwarranted searches and seizures – in the physical world, as well as extending its authority to protect private information in the realms of communications, finance, and the digital world as a whole.  

When a 6-year-old child is forced to remove their T-shirt in public during a TSA screening, or when a 95-year-old leukemia patient is asked to remove her Depends undergarment, then you cannot ignore the fact that the government has gone too far in dismantling our Fourth Amendment protections.

When the FBI and NSA can easily surveil staggering amounts of private data – without suspicion or probable cause – held by third party communications and internet service companies, there can be no legitimate privacy.   

Governing authorities should never have the right to wield power over citizens simply because they can. The disturbing actions coming from the TSA, the NSA, the FBI, and some law-enforcement officials are completely unacceptable!

Take action! Sign the petition and send a free message to Congress demanding that the Fourth Amendment be preserved and recognized across the board! 

Public Comments
Jul 28th, 2013
Thomas M. from Orem, UT signed.
Jul 28th, 2013
Thomas M. from Orem, UT signed.
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Thomas M. from Orem, UT signed.
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Briar B. from Ute, IA signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
William Lucas H. from Longmont, CO signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
thomas z. from Olympia, WA writes:
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Is our "safety" more important than our rights? Without our rights, we have no "safety."
Jul 27th, 2013
Gloria B. from San Antonio, TX signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Someone from Buckeye, AZ signed.
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Someone from Portland, OR signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
BARBARA R. from Redding, CA writes:
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IT IS TIME TO FIGHT THE SOCIAL PROGRESSIVES
Jul 27th, 2013
LAura W. from Mexico, MO signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Bonnie Q. from Green City, MO signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Melva J. from Veradale, WA writes:
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This is not the America I grew up in. It's more like Natzi Germany and it scares the hell out of me, especially when I think about the America our grandchildren will know and be raising their children in ... it's frightening!
Jul 27th, 2013
Robert B. from Houston, TX signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Ricky B. from Shell Knob, MO signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Glen B. from Sun City West, AZ writes:
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Our freedom is going down the drain. support the 4th amendment and plug the drain
Jul 27th, 2013
Joseph K. from Danbury, CT signed.
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Lou Ellen B. from Hughes Springs, TX signed.
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Marge B. from Pearland, TX signed.
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Anka M. from New York, NY signed.
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Someone from Bonita Springs, FL signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Freda C. from Sun City West, AZ writes:
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NOTHING is going to change: ONLY GET WORSE until OBAMA and all of the BROTHERHOOD is IMPEACHED!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jul 27th, 2013
Alfred L M. from Laredo, TX signed.
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Someone from Arlington, TX signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Charles G. from Chattanooga, TN signed.
Jul 27th, 2013
Someone from Orlando, FL writes:
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Stay out of my life!! Follow the Constitution to the letter!
Jul 27th, 2013
Joseph C C. from Big Pine Key, FL writes:
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Follow the Constitution To The Letter!
Jul 27th, 2013
Joseph C C. from Gibbstown, NJ writes:
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Follow the Constitution!
Jul 27th, 2013
E. Marlene W. from Laporte, IN signed.
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Monty B. from Wisconsin Dells, WI signed.
Jul 26th, 2013
Ron O. from Bentonville, AR signed.
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Robert R P. from Sibley, LA signed.
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Marcel A. from Woonsocket, RI signed.
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Tim M. from Maple Valley, WA signed.
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sherry g. from Richmond, VA signed.
Jul 26th, 2013
Merrill R. from Vernal, UT writes:
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what a jurk