Posted 5 years ago on Feb. 17, 2012, 9:14 p.m. EST by TrevorMnemonic
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Obama Administration Asks Supreme Court to Dismiss ACLU Challenge to Warrantless Wiretapping Law.
“It’s crucial that the government’s surveillance activities be subject to constitutional limits, but the administration’s argument would effectively insulate the most intrusive surveillance programs from judicial review. The Supreme Court should leave the appeals court’s ruling in place and allow our constitutional challenge to proceed.” - ACLU deputy legal director Jameel Jaffer.
"I'm not disgusted at President Obama personally. It's President Obama's policies on civil liberties and national security issues I'm disgusted by." - ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero
The federal government is trying to delete the bill of rights.
From the Patriot Act to the provisions in the NDAA; amendments 4, 5, and 6 are down. This is being done by both republicans and democrats.