Yesterday, a coalition of Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a series of bills (H.R. 4315, H.R. 4316, H.R. 4317, H.R. 4318, and H.R. 4319) that would require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to increase the transparency of its already open process by:
What if the National Security Agency was asked to hold to the same standard?
Currently, the NSA
Why aren’t members of Congress writing legislation to make the NSA as transparent and accountable as the National Fish and Wildlife Service?
Apparently, the United States Congress has collectively decided that programs to protect endangered species are a more serious abuse of the public trust than NSA programs to conduct daily surveillance operations on the private activities of law-abiding, peaceful American citizens.