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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
Aug 28th, 2013
James and June S. from Jackson, AL writes:
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PLEASE protect our rights, which are being overrun and snatched away day by day!
Aug 28th, 2013
Jerry M. from Groveland, FL signed.
Aug 28th, 2013
Larry W. from Monroe, TN signed.
Aug 28th, 2013
Karen B. from Molalla, OR signed.
Aug 26th, 2013
James M. from Maryland Heights, MO signed.
Aug 25th, 2013
Edward S. from Staten Island, NY signed.
Aug 22nd, 2013
Alan N. from San Jose, CA writes:
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How can our "Bastion of Freedom" nation fall so far into tyranny?
Aug 21st, 2013
Someone from Yonkers, NY signed.
Aug 20th, 2013
Robert F. from Spearfish, SD signed.
Aug 20th, 2013
CJeanne D. from Rockford, IL writes:
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This is absolute shredding of our Constitution and defiance of God given rights of our citizens. It can not be allowed to continue.
Aug 20th, 2013
Someone from Chehalis, WA signed.
Aug 20th, 2013
Lee L. from Aurora, CO signed.
Aug 7th, 2013
clifton m. from Huntsville, AL signed.
Aug 4th, 2013
Mr. & Mrs. James W. B. from Nashville, NC writes:
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The federal government, nor the state governments, have any right or authority, not granted by God; to regulate and intrude into an individual's life endeavors as long as those activities fall within the moral, ethical, and righteous prerogative of God. The problem most apparent; is government bureaucrats, and political servants of the people view themselves as mini- gods with all power, which in actual reality is exclusively reserved to God Himself.
Aug 4th, 2013
Someone from Grapevine, TX signed.
Aug 4th, 2013
Ede B. from Bloomfield, MO signed.
Aug 3rd, 2013
Theodore H. from Cherry Hill, NJ signed.
Aug 3rd, 2013
Theodore H. from Cherry Hill, NJ signed.
Aug 3rd, 2013
johny a. from Conway, AR writes:
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do your job,this should have never got through to start with !!!where you all a sleep[????/
Aug 3rd, 2013
MARG M. from Ashburn, VA signed.
Aug 2nd, 2013
Ernest M. from Alpharetta, GA signed.
Aug 2nd, 2013
Jeffrey R. from Dallas, TX signed.
Aug 2nd, 2013
Daniel C. from Boca Raton, FL signed.
Aug 1st, 2013
William Lucas H. from Longmont, CO signed.
Aug 1st, 2013
Robert B. from Houston, TX signed.
Aug 1st, 2013
Someone from Duncansville, PA signed.
Aug 1st, 2013
Someone from Martin, GA signed.
Aug 1st, 2013
James S. from Muncie, IN signed.
Aug 1st, 2013
Someone from Grove City, PA signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Kathleen R. from Ft Mitchell, KY signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Someone from Littleton, CO signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Someone from Austin, TX signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Richard K. from Mc Cook, NE signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Gary H. from Tyler, TX writes:
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He who gives up freedom for security has neither.
Jul 31st, 2013
Tommy F R. from Elberton, GA writes:
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We sign, sign, and sign petition after petition which we have never had to do our entire lives. Why are we the natural born American citizens being harassed us for our God given rights. I have seen nothing accomplished by these petitions, yet we feel this is the only tiny bit of way we have the power to speak out. Who knows, each or our signings may be monitored as we sign. If so, I have never said a thing I would not say to any elected official's face. Some of whom were elected rightly, some wrongly. Please, I pray it is not too late to again bless our once wonderful country.
Jul 31st, 2013
BONNJE K. from Helena, MT signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Someone from Colorado Springs, CO signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Someone from Placentia, CA writes:
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1984!
Jul 31st, 2013
Someone from New York, NY signed.
Jul 31st, 2013
Robert B. from Columbia Cross Roads, PA signed.