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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
Linda S. from Albuquerque, NM signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
dennis c. from Saint Cloud, MN writes:
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do not let obama destroy any more 4th amendent rights,he must go for the sake of all of us!
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Carrollton, GA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
john c. from Enumclaw, WA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Angela C. from Cleveland, OH signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Edna M C. from Joshua, TX writes:
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We are presently being ruled by a self appointed dictator. We need Congress to do their job. Defend our Constitution, against any more losses of our rights and liberties. Stand by the oath of office you pledged, to uphold the Constitution.
Feb 5th, 2012
Aubrey C. from Memphis, TN signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
allen p. from Winchester, OR signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Cornelius M. from Rocky River, OH writes:
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This is disgraceful - for no reason or any reason the way we have lived is now taken away.
Feb 5th, 2012
allen p. from Winchester, OR signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Sam L. from Kerrville, TX writes:
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Let's get it straight: NO WARRANT = NO ENTRY!!!!!
Feb 5th, 2012
Tom and Patricia M. from Jamestown, KY writes:
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Please do not let this man dismantle our Constitution! Stop this non-sense!
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Springfield, MO signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Richard T. from Washoe Valley, NV signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Amarillo, TX signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
m w. from El Cerrito, CA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Prescott Valley, AZ writes:
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It's time for someone to stand up and take action from both Congress and the Senate. Enough with Mr. Obama's circumventing both and doing as he pleases. Please taken action to insure that the 4th is reinstated and our protections. This is far to much like the USSR and Hitlers Germany and it's time to put an end to it. Too many people have fought and died to make this a free country. Honor the fallen and get this sham taken care of before more of the same is dealt out without Congressional or Senate Approval. I look forward to seeing direct action by ALL of you.
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Shreveport, LA signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Frank M. from Radcliff, KY signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
William E. from Ocean City, MD signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Lee B. from Willingboro, NJ writes:
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Each day we are stripped more and more of are rights and our Amendments are a joke to Obama and his puppets. Recently the Jews have turned Republican as they remember Hitler and his ways to destroy them with complete dictator control having no freedom.
Feb 5th, 2012
Douglas P. from Washington, UT signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Ann T. from Huntsville, AL signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Scott G. from Duncanville, TX signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
steven y. from Lake Ozark, MO writes:
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The legislators' of this country are some of the most idiotic people ----for the lack of consideration of the constitution and people's rights. What in the hell are wrong with you people. Seriously--what is wrong with you!!!!!
Feb 5th, 2012
Scott G. from Duncanville, TX signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Hurley F. from Cincinnati, OH signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Evelyne H. from Talbott, TN writes:
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Yes, it way past time for "The United States Congress" TO ACT ON THIS MATTER to undo the damage that the U.S. Supreme Court has alreadly done by their OWN UNCONSTITUTIONAL ruling against all of our Fourth Amendment Rights. You must sponsor a bill or join in the sponsorship of a bill which will make it plain and simple that our "Fourth Amendment Rights" cannot be infringed upon by any governmental enitity or authority whether it be local, state or federal and that the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court CANNOT be construed to permit search and seizure of an American Citizen's home and personal property by any policing body at any level of government WITHOUT A WARRANT HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY ISSUED BY A U.S. COURT ON THE BASIS OF PROBABLE CAUSE PRIOR TO ANY SUCH ACTION BEING INITIATED! I look forward to learning of your active participation in such an effort to protect all American Citizen's against unlawful search and seizure whenever and wherever it might occur without justification--(i.e. probable cause!)
Feb 5th, 2012
Ellison M. from Stedman, NC signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Evelyne H. from Talbott, TN writes:
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Yes, it way past time for "The United States Congress" TO ACT ON THIS MATTER to undo the damage that the U.S. Supreme Court has alreadly done by their OWN UNCONSTITUTIONAL ruling against all of our Fourth Amendment Rights. You must sponsor a bill or join in the sponsorship of a bill which will make it plain and simple that our "Second Amendment Rights" cannot be infringed upon by any governmental enitity or authority whether it be local, state or federal and that the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court CANNOT be construed to permit search and seizure of an American Citizen's home and personal property by any policing body at any level of government WITHOUT A WARRANT HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY ISSUED BY A U.S. COURT ON THE BASIS OF PROBABLE CAUSE PRIOR TO ANY SUCH ACTION BEING INITIATED! I look forward to learning of your active participation in such an effort to protect all American Citizen's against unlawful search and seizure whenever and wherever it might occur without justification--(i.e. probable cause!)
Feb 5th, 2012
Richard S. from Mary Esther, FL signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Evelyne H. from Talbott, TN writes:
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Yes, it way past time for "The United States Congress" TO ACT ON THIS MATTER to undo the damage that the U.S. Supreme Court has alreadly done by their OWN UNCONSTITUTIONAL ruling against all of our Second Amendment Rights. You must sponsor a bill or join in the sponsorship of a bill which will make it plain and simple that our "Second Amendment Rights" cannot be infringed upon by any governmental enitity or authority whether it be local, state or federal and that the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court CANNOT be construed to permit search and seizure of an American Citizen's home and personal property by any policing body at any level of government WITHOUT A WARRANT HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY ISSUED BY A U.S. COURT ON THE BASIS OF PROBABLE CAUSE PRIOR TO ANY SUCH ACTION BEING INITIATED! I look forward to learning of your active participation in such an effort to protect all American Citizen's against unlawful search and seizure whenever and wherever it might occur without justification--(i.e. probable cause!)
Feb 5th, 2012
Richard S. from Mary Esther, FL signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Bobby D. S. from Lady Lake, FL writes:
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Why is Congress and The Senate letting Obama get away with this, are you for the American People or Against us? remember if this Country goes down you People will go down with us.
Feb 5th, 2012
Stacey S. from Ansonia, CT signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Ellen S. from Ansonia, CT signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Louis S. from Ansonia, CT signed.
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Robert V. from Vilas, NC signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Someone from Polo, IL signed.
Feb 5th, 2012
Barbara L. from West Unity, OH writes:
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Please help stop the trend in our country that sounds more and more like the era of Hitler's Nazi !