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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
Shirley P. from Plymouth, IN signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Elizabeth W. from Mathiston, MS writes:
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The 4th Amendment must not be removed from our Constitution! Save USA!
Feb 6th, 2012
James S. from Saint Petersburg, FL signed.
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Kathy N. from Georgetown, IN signed.
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Frances V. from Polo, IL signed.
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Mike C. from Richland, OR signed.
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Cathy M. from Yorkville, IL signed.
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Ernest M. from Alpharetta, GA writes:
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Why are you allowing our country to become a police state? No better than Nazi Germany in the 30's.
Feb 6th, 2012
Patricia M. from Whitewright, TX signed.
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Ron H. from Hampton, VA signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
Sharon P. from Austin, TX writes:
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This administration has done more to harm America and her people than any other in the history of this great country. Use the powers that you have been elected to use and restore the 4th Amendment of every American. Election day is coming... so far I am not impressed with what the "conservatives" have accomplished. We the people will "clean house" in Washington. "Stand for something or you will fall for anything."
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Hughes Springs, TX writes:
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This is not Germany and I am not willing to give my rights to a Kenyan who is an illegal immigrant and does not belong in the White House. His edicts are null and void because of his birth father who was not any kind of American. My rights don't come from him or 9 senile judges.
Feb 6th, 2012
mike s. from Ottawa, KS signed.
Feb 6th, 2012
francis f. from Pinellas Park, FL writes:
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You all need to get congress and obama and his groupies to stop screwing around with our 4th amendment. we do not want another russia.
Feb 6th, 2012
Jo Ann S. from Lexington, KY writes:
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Stop this President from ruing this country and our freedoms as well as yours!!!!!
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Franklin, TN writes:
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This is almost unbelievable.
Feb 6th, 2012
Ronald L. from Portsmouth, VA writes:
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Unfortunately the american people are getting to type of government they deserve. We keep voting these corrupt people back in office. Our congress, Courts and president are all corrupt and most americans feel as long as I get what I want to hell with the rest of the country.
Feb 6th, 2012
Faye O. from Lewisville, TX writes:
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Every member of Congress swore to uphold the Constituion. It's time to do so!
Feb 6th, 2012
Faye Nell L. from San Tan Valley, AZ writes:
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I am appalled at how this administration is getting by with gestapo tactics used in Germany in the 30's. When are we going to wake up???
Feb 6th, 2012
dbapt26647@aol.com B. from Sacramento, CA signed.
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Donna N. from Middletown, CT signed.
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Louis G. from Coupeville, WA writes:
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This Administration seems to be completely out of control !
Feb 6th, 2012
Patricia D. from Colorado Springs, CO signed.
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Jack M. from Menomonee Falls, WI signed.
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Carolyn B. from East Liberty, OH signed.
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Daniel W. from Clinton, MS writes:
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The Obama administration has been out of order since the day the president took office. It is constantly one thing after another to destory capitalism in the US.
Feb 6th, 2012
Jim W. from Albuquerque, NM signed.
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Donna S. from Van Buren, AR signed.
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Kathy E. from Peoria, AZ signed.
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Someone from Naples, FL signed.
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Susan W. from Parker, CO writes:
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What's going on with America, Hey ya all vote this man out!!!!
Feb 6th, 2012
Kenneth U. from King Of Prussia, PA signed.
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Richard & Barbara E. from Saint Louis, MO signed.