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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
Nov 11th, 2013
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Oct 31st, 2013
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Oct 30th, 2013
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Oct 30th, 2013
patricia K. from Wheaton, IL signed.
Oct 30th, 2013
Someone from Hastings, MN writes:
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IMPEACH, AUDIT THE FED, NO AMNESTY FOR ILLEGALS, BALANCE THE BUDGET!
Oct 29th, 2013
Clara g. from Kansas City, MO signed.
Oct 29th, 2013
rudy C. from Morgantown, WV signed.
Oct 29th, 2013
Keith H. from Gainesville, FL writes:
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STOP SPYING ON U.S. CITIZENS
Oct 29th, 2013
michael c. from Topock, AZ writes:
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Idiots think people who believe in the constitution are terrorists.. Not the muslim's who are!
Oct 28th, 2013
James E. from Peoria, AZ writes:
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We have lost our republic. Every citizen is a suspect.
Oct 28th, 2013
Carol M. from Saltillo, MS signed.
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Penny Q. from Live Oak, FL signed.
Oct 24th, 2013
Samuel G. from Findlay, OH signed.
Oct 3rd, 2013
VET. CARROLL W. from Jackson, TN signed.
Sep 19th, 2013
Joseph S. from New Orleans, LA writes:
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I won't my rights back that this nation forefathers gave me as a American.stop the bs
Sep 19th, 2013
Everett H. from Auburn, CA signed.
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Errol D. from Perham, ME signed.
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Linda F. from Kansas City, KS signed.
Sep 17th, 2013
Sandra B. from Ashland, OR writes:
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It seems like cops aren't even human anymore ... the kind people I felt I could trust as a child. Now they are robotic monsters.
Sep 17th, 2013
TAMARA Y. from Burlington, IA signed.
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Mario V. from Richmond, TX signed.
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Robert L. from Old Hickory, TN signed.
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Sally T. from Henderson, TN signed.
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Timothy T. from Irvine, CA signed.
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Curtis F. from Pleasant Hill, MO signed.
Sep 17th, 2013
Michael B. from Fresno, CA signed.
Sep 17th, 2013
Richard E. from Huntsville, AL writes:
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RESTORE THE CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBIC!!!
Sep 17th, 2013
Katie G. from Santa Rosa, CA writes:
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Stop messing with our rights! A revolution is going to happen if the government doesn't learn to back off.