Fourth Amendment

Liberty Wins the Day

by Tom June 1, 2015

At midnight, the Patriot Act provision, which granted the NSA permission to bulk-collect private phone metadata of law abiding American citizens, expired. Law abiding citizens.   Presumption of guilt.  Probable cause.   Sound familiar? When was the last time you can remember Congress doing something, actively or passively, to reduce the scope, size, and power […]

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SCOTUS Bans Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

by Steve MacDonald June 25, 2014
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In a unanimous decision the US Supreme Court has handed down a major victory for privacy.  Law enforcement must obtain a warrant before looking at or searching the contents of your cell phone. Washington Times “The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information […]

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Freedom depends on who gets to choose and make the decisions

by Skip March 3, 2013

The abridged definition of “Freedom” is how many choices one can make, unforced and unfettered.  I get to make the choice – not you and not Government.  When you and Government starting making those decisions for me, that by definition, is less Freedom. The Bill of Rights, the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution, was […]

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Ways that Progressives are bound & determined to get rid of guns – including a visit to your home

by Skip February 19, 2013

Well, it is well known that the Left is going bat crazy in trying to rid the American populace of any guns that are of any consequence in defiance of the real purpose of the Second Amendment – defense against a tyrannical govt.  Much has been made that the Founders could not have foreseen modern […]

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