Homework time for people who care about civil liberties in the United States!
Today, two bills — H.R. 3845 to reform the Patriot Act and H.R. 3846 to reform the FISA Amendments Act — have been introduced to the House Judiciary Committee and are being prominently promoted by House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers. I’ve been [...]
Barack Obama sure gave a good talk so long as his audience was the kind of primary voter who cared about civil liberty in the United States of America:
You will have elected a president who has taught the Constitution and believes in the Constitution and will obey the Constitution of the United States of [...]
Your government is in a big rush. All of a sudden, poof!, just like that, dealmakers in Congress have announced that a bill called H.R. 6304 will be voted on tomorrow.
But here’s the thing — the bill is so new, just introduced, that the Library of Congress hasn’t even yet published it for, oh, [...]