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 22nd, 2016
Karen B. from Molalla, OR signed.
Mar 22nd, 2016
Frank P. from Rochester, NY signed.
Mar 22nd, 2016
Raymond B. from Siletz, OR signed.
Mar 22nd, 2016
John J. from Mesa, AZ writes:
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Democrats knock you crap off.
Mar 22nd, 2016
Someone from Omaha, NE signed.
Mar 22nd, 2016
Archie C. from Coos Bay, OR signed.
Mar 22nd, 2016
Sheryl S. from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA signed.
May 10th, 2015
Sam B. from Miami, FL signed.
May 7th, 2015
Someone from Miami, FL signed.
Dec 14th, 2014
Alexa S. from Waterford, CT signed.
Dec 13th, 2014
Someone from Swartz Creek, MI signed.
Dec 13th, 2014
Jenna A. from Maple Lake, MN signed.
Dec 13th, 2014
Carole W. from Sunbury, OH signed.
Dec 13th, 2014
Someone from Tewksbury, MA signed.
Dec 13th, 2014
Jennifer L. from Palm Harbor, FL signed.
Dec 13th, 2014
Someone from Sacramento, CA signed.
Dec 12th, 2014
Someone from Port Huron, MI writes:
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Dec 7th, 2014
Jesse M. from Tempe, AZ writes:
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The more privacy rights the better. As a law abiding citizen I affirm that it does still feel nice to have my privacy protected:)
Oct 2nd, 2014
Crawford W. from Baton Rouge, LA writes:
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Protect your rights now !!!!!
Aug 17th, 2014
Someone from Livingston, TX signed.
Aug 9th, 2014
Cassandra I. from Knoxville, TN writes:
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Let my people go!
Aug 9th, 2014
Cassandra I. from Knoxville, TN writes:
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Let my people go!
Aug 4th, 2014
Anthony S. from North Las Vegas, NV signed.
Jul 24th, 2014
James E C. from Carson, CA signed.
Jul 21st, 2014
Sharon T. from Parma, ID signed.
Jul 13th, 2014
Ellen R. from Midlothian, VA signed.
Jul 9th, 2014
Someone from Bothell, WA signed.
Jul 8th, 2014
Someone from Mount Laurel, NJ signed.
Jun 24th, 2014
Someone from Lewisville, TX writes:
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Big government is anti-privacy
Jun 21st, 2014
lisimthmtbrFF l. from Schenectady, NY signed.
Jun 17th, 2014
Gary U. from Clayhatchee, AL signed.
Jun 13th, 2014
Sheri H. from Santa Maria, CA signed.
May 20th, 2014
Someone from Vineland, NJ writes:
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I grew up in a time and place that I was PROUD to be an American. No more. As I see more and more freedoms taken in the name of "security" in the USA, I fear for the future of my grandchildren and great grandchildren. And most sheeple just hold their hands out willing to give up freedoms for a handout.
May 17th, 2014
Joseph M. from Lake Worth, FL signed.
May 6th, 2014
Someone from Phoenix, AZ signed.
May 5th, 2014
Someone from Pittsburgh, PA signed.
Apr 29th, 2014
Jared A. from Huntington Beach, CA writes:
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I believe in America as a great country, however, in recent days the government has made attempts at disassembling the only defence that we as citizens have to fight back the inevitable police state America and if people do not act soon then we are on the slippery slope of the decline of our great country. Just remember if the government deems something as "legal" it doesn't necessarily mean it's true. Everything Hitler did was legal in the eyes of his government and I fear that if action is not taken soon we are bound to repeat history.
Apr 25th, 2014
Patricia S. from Vista, CA writes:
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STOP THIS INVASION! Our politicians are a joke! It will be a hard ugly existence in Hell for all you money and power hungry politicians!!
Apr 3rd, 2014
Someone from Fort Myers, FL signed.
Mar 23rd, 2014
Someone from Newburyport, MA writes:
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What the TSA is being allowed to do to Americans outrages me! SHAME on the TSA and every politician that allows this ABUSE of innocent Americans to continue. Where are YOU politicians? The People elected you to uphold the Law of this Land, which is the Constitution, why aren't you? You've sold the USA out because you esteem money, power, and possessions above all. You've been bought by the highest bidders. You spy on us, but there's Someone watching YOU too, someone bigger than you and bigger than your Plan. He will take care of you in time.