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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 5th, 2012
James R. from Fayetteville, GA writes:
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THis a flagrant abuse of power as afforded to all citizens of this The United States, we have turned into a 3rd world country.
Feb 5th, 2012
MSgt RD M. from Spokane, WA writes:
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You know, the United States DOES have a Constitution and a Bill of Rights! I would suggest that ALL Congressmen and Congresswomen read these items!!! Restore our Fourth Amendment rights. The Police must have warrants before entering a home. See to it that our Fourth Amendment rights are restored. Thanks for listening to me.
Feb 5th, 2012
Cecil R. from Murfreesboro, TN writes:
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Mr. Alexander, how long are you "good ole boys" going to let this go on???????? We vote and we will remember.
Feb 5th, 2012
Jack C. from Midlothian, TX signed.
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Someone from Crossville, TN signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Clifford W. from Visalia, CA writes:
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Why are you elected people letting Obama get away with this? You were elected to save and protect our constitution, our lives and our freedom instead you are letting Obama get away with being a dictator, destroying our laws, our freedom and our constitution. So what are you going to do about this dictator? please answer my request so that I do not have to condem you and spread the word that you are doing Obamas dictatorial bidding. just remember I am a true abiding American and will do what ever necessary to stop Obama and his regime.
Feb 5th, 2012
evelyn j. from Richmond, VA writes:
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I WANT THE PRESIDENT AND ALL OF CONGRESS, THE HOUSE, AND GOVERNING AUTHORITIES, WHO DO NOT STAND WITH THE AMERICAN PEOPLE BE PUT OUT OF OFFICE. THIS IS THE WORST PRESIDENT IN ALL OF HISTORY.
Feb 5th, 2012
Darrell S. from Longview, WA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Dianne T. from Farmington, NY writes:
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We have no rights while illgals get social security that they didn't even earn. Unless we take the government back for the people we will all be in consentration camps. Our for fathers fought for these rights, who is congress to take these rights away? Our military has lost alot of lives for the stupidity of our government.
Feb 5th, 2012
Pearl P. from Alachua, FL writes:
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Having a police state has always been a fear of mine ever since World War II when we had black outs and you could hear the police walking the block with their heels being the only sound you hear. But I believe a police state could be even worse than that. I've been in India, and the people I most afraid of was the police and military. What are we coming to. I urge Congress to think what they are doing to our America. Keep America free from bondage whether it be a president or anyone seeking power.
Feb 5th, 2012
Ruth W. from Eldora, IA writes:
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You know, the United States DOES have a Constitution and a Bill of Rights! I would suggest that ALL Congressmen and Congresswomen read these items!!! Restore our Fourth Amendment rights. The Police must have warrants before entering a home. See to it that our Fourth Amendment rights are restored. Thanks for listening to me.
Feb 5th, 2012
Ruth W. from Eldora, IA writes:
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You know, the United States DOES have a Constitution and a Bill of Rights! I would suggest that ALL Congressmen and Congresswomen read these items!!! Restore our Fourth Amendment rights. The Police must have warranties before entering a home. See to it that our Fourth Amendment rights are restored. Thanks for listening to me.
Feb 5th, 2012
Peggy W. from Portland, OR signed.
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Robert & Mary F. from Novato, CA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Curt H. from Janesville, WI signed.
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Sharon L. from South Beloit, IL signed.
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Helen J. from Spartanburg, SC signed.
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Someone from Argyle, TX signed.
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Judith H. from Hudson, NH signed.
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David M. from Ellensburg, WA signed.
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Margaret E P. from Colchester, VT signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
jerry b b. from Houston, TX writes:
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I'm sorry to say that this is probably a waste of our time because the assualt is getting broader by the day and the people we are petitioning are in on it!
Feb 5th, 2012
Johnston B. from Tomah, WI signed.
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Susan E. from North Las Vegas, NV signed.
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John T. from Broken Arrow, OK signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Pat A. from Snyder, TX writes:
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One would need a warrant to enter my home unless asked to come in. I live free here in Texas just like my forefathers did. My forefathers never committed suicide, they stood up for America and I will do the same. God Bless the USA!
Feb 5th, 2012
John T. from Tulsa, OK signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Nancy S. from Petaluma, CA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Edie B. from Dayton, NV writes:
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Obama & his administrationa has steadily destroyed our freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution! When are you going to impeach him??!!
Feb 5th, 2012
Pat A. from Snyder, TX writes:
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One would need a warrant to enter my home unless asked to come in. I live free here in Texas just like my forefathers did. My forefathers never committed suicide, they stood up for America and I will do the same. God Bless the USA!
Feb 5th, 2012
Nancy I. from Chesapeake, VA writes:
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When are the people in washingto that have knowledge of these going on and of the total disregard of the Constitution of our country going to get some backbone and stand up for the rights of the Legal Citizens of the USA
Feb 5th, 2012
Sue-Lane M. from Salem, OR writes:
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Congress took an oath to defend our constitution from our enemies including those with-in and this president is an enemy a long with many in congress, please protect our 4th amendment, stand up and protect our country. Stop the madness of this administration. Congress do you job and we the people need to do our job at the voting polls this year.
Feb 5th, 2012
Albie H. from Aurora, CO signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Calistoga, CA writes:
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Oust Obama Now or be ousted!
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Piedmont, SC writes:
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How would you like for these so called police officers do this to you and your family?
Feb 5th, 2012
Joseph E. from Long Beach, CA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Ernest J. from Losantville, IN writes:
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Too many in our government with dual citizenship, groups like the Muslims, LaRaza, etc, and one from Kenya trying to reshape our country into something we ain't never seen before. We need to get back to American values and be the country the world looks up to again.
Feb 5th, 2012
DANNY P. from Lenoir, NC signed.
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Someone from Apache Junction, AZ writes:
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Restore our Constitutional Freedoms!
Feb 5th, 2012
Mark K. from Holden, MO signed.