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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
Mar 20th, 2014
Someone from Newnan, GA writes:
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We the people in order to form a perfect union! Should be allowed to vote on the spying and prying for no probable cause!!! Not just the policy makers in Washington ! Stop treating us like we don't matter! Remember mr or mrs lawmaker, your children and their children can and will be affected by the things you support today! Pray fully consider your actions!! And the freedom that so many have died for needs to be upheld by you
Mar 20th, 2014
elizabeth t. from Lakeside Marblehead, OH signed.
Mar 16th, 2014
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Mar 12th, 2014
Someone from Paulding, OH writes:
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Politicians, just like diapers, need to be replace often, for the same reason.
Mar 12th, 2014
Someone from Hastings, MN writes:
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WASHINGTON WAKE UP! WE THE PEOPLE, ARE FEED UP WITH SELF SERVING PROFESSIONAL POLITICIANS!
Mar 11th, 2014
Someone from San Diego, CA signed.
Mar 11th, 2014
Someone from Hockessin, DE signed.
Mar 11th, 2014
Diane B. from Louisville, KY writes:
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"For the people by the people" We were given this country to love, honor and respect from our Heavenly Father. He gives all of His children a spirit of love, power and a sound mind-not a spirit of fear. He gave us our Constitutional Rights and our government needs to take a hard look at what they are ushering in this country. Restore our 4th amendment and help restore our land to what it was created to be--a free and Godly nation. Members of the U.S. Congress, remember "you will be judged in the same measure you are judging "we the people" To those who have ears to hear and eyes to read, I encourage you to do so according to what you know in your hearts is right!!!
Mar 8th, 2014
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Mar 6th, 2014
Someone from Hastings, MN writes:
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IMPEACH NOW!
Mar 1st, 2014
ronald c. from Sheffield, AL signed.
Feb 27th, 2014
William B. from Quakertown, PA writes:
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So much for being a country with freedom and rights to citizens!
Feb 27th, 2014
William B. from Quakertown, PA writes:
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So much for being a country with freedom and rights to citizens!
Feb 17th, 2014
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Jan 30th, 2014
Robert B. from Harriman, TN writes:
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Keep Your Hands Off Our Guns This Is America and GUNS are the tools that our forefathers use to help settle this Great Country!
Jan 30th, 2014
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Jan 29th, 2014
Dale J. from Portland, OR writes:
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This is a very scary article!
Jan 29th, 2014
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