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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! 

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Feb 6th, 2012
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James,Linda G. from Edinburg, TX writes:
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Congress Retore Our Fourth Amendments .THANK YOU
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Sherrill R. from Friendship, NY writes:
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Do something to stop the destruction of our Constitution or look out when you come up for re-election.
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glenn a y. from Albuquerque, NM writes:
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It is PAST time that this administration be brought under control.
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Don and Marilyn C. from West Palm Beach, FL writes:
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Take action NOW, or our free country is going to be in big trouble!
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Someone from Mount Jackson, VA writes:
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Each branch of government has certain checks on the others for times like this when one, or all, are overstepping their constitutional limits. Congress needs to use its power over the Supreme Court and put it in its place to show that the elected officials represent their representatives and the Constitution.
Feb 6th, 2012
Someone from Waco, KY writes:
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Apparently "HITLER" has come back from the dead, and entered the Governing Body, of the United States of America!!! This country should not be taken away from it's citizen's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feb 6th, 2012
Vincent S. from Enola, PA writes:
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"WHERE IS THE REAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE"
Feb 6th, 2012
Pauline M. from Winterville, GA writes:
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This is an urgent matter. Please act now to stop this invasion of citizens rights.
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Tom T. from San Jacinto, CA signed.
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Someone from Potsdam, OH writes:
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WHEN ARE YOU PEOPLE GOING TO DO YOUR JOB AND IMPEACH THE CAUSE OF THIS MESS WHAT WILL IT TAKE ONE OF YOUR HOMES BEING INVADED TO CAUSE YOU TO ACT?????
Feb 6th, 2012
james w. from Springfield, OH writes:
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protect our bill of rights! it took the 13 colonies years to radify the constition
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Someone from Whiteface, TX writes:
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STOP the madness on our Constitution! Stop Obama!
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