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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
Feb 6th, 2012
JERRY M. from Marysville, OH signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Allen N. from Summit, UT signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
James R. from Lehighton, PA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Larry P. from Fort Smith, AR writes:
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The Supreme Court has lost its vision of the US Consitution and its meaning. If they can't uphold it then they should be removed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Donald E. from Marietta, OH writes:
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Something definitely needs to be done about eroding/eliminat ing our 4th amendment rights. This is rediculous.
Feb 6th, 2012
TIMOTHY O. from Stockton, CA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Longdale, OK signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Downingtown, PA writes:
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The rights and liberties of Americans are being threatened and it's time to speak out for the protection of our Fourth Amendment.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Gloucester, MA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Linda W. from Milledgeville, GA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
ALEX R. from Kingston, PA writes:
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Feb 6th, 2012
Norman P. from Clovis, CA writes:
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If you won't show your name, you are hiding behind your mother's skirt, and the powers that be will ignore your letter.
Feb 6th, 2012
Charles B. from San Diego, CA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Autry S. from Summerdale, AL signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Ken & Bonnie D. from Strasburg, PA writes:
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We need our 4th Amendment rights restored now & a general restoration of all our rights under The Constitution of USA.
Feb 6th, 2012
Barry C. from Conyers, GA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Martin K. from Van Hornesville, NY writes:
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This has got to stop! Our, once great, country is rapidly becoming a Marxist dictatorship. Washington needs a real housecleaning beginning with Obama. Lifetime appointments to the Supreme Court needs to be changed. How about impeachment!
Feb 6th, 2012
Patricia M. from Jamestown, KY writes:
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Why are you allowing this to happen. Support the Constitution!
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Waynesboro, PA writes:
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Are we becoming another Germany and Obama another Hitler? What is wrong with you Congress, you r afrid of this obama adminstration that you can't stand up for our constitutional rights. Don't let him destroy our constitution. Protect the American people!!!
Feb 6th, 2012
jl t. from West Linn, OR writes:
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Save your privacy!
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Boca Raton, FL signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Frank K. from Cape Coral, FL writes:
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Its time to remove our so called elective reps.Clean house and restore the protective rights of the citizens.When you have the represenative branch of government filled with lawyers who are representing the judical branch,the represenative branch is no longer being accounted for.Recycle congress!!
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Philadelphia, TN writes:
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Senator Corker and Alexander has voted for every bill that takes away the right of the American people. We want our constitutional rights restored or we are going to get you out of office. You let Obama push your hidden agenda, the Bush ne world order.
Feb 6th, 2012
Leah H. from Manchester, TN writes:
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Please act and don't let him take away all the rights our founding fathers fought for us to have!
Feb 6th, 2012
Celeste R. from Lincoln, NH signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Annette M. from Massillon, OH writes:
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Our RIGHTS have got to be protected!!!!!
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from The Dalles, OR writes:
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Where's the outrage? We need to take action! Congress isn't protecting us/the Constitution. Courts prove time and again they're corrupt. This is OUR WATCH, people. Get active!
Feb 6th, 2012
Gil C. from Sun City West, AZ signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Boise, ID signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Thomas H. from Punxsutawney, PA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Mike T. from Dallas, TX writes:
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It's time to take back our country and enforce the U.S. Constitution as written. It has served us well and will continue to do so even though this POTUS wants it changed. We don't want Muslims running our country.
Feb 6th, 2012
Carolyn Y. from Empire, AL writes:
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We put God out so the devil took over. We need a return to God and the Bible or we are doomed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from North Haven, CT writes:
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STOP the ABUSE of POWER in the USA!!!!
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from La Mesa, CA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Mancelona, MI signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Ronald W. from New Smyrna Beach, FL writes:
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What is wrong with our government? These kind of laws that are being put on the American citizens are outrages. The US Constitution is being thrown under the bus every day. I think that someone is asking for a Reveloution. Our 2 party system is joke. This will probably be the first year that I will not vote for any of these Bums.
Feb 6th, 2012
Gerald C. from Roseland, FL signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Janet L. from Reno, NV signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Colorado Springs, CO writes:
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Along with causeless arrests and indefinite detention you are doing a great job preserving our constitution. Have you even bothered to read it?
Feb 6th, 2012
Brett W. from Purcellville, VA signed.