Fourth Amendment Restoration Act

4th Amendment ideological blinder of the week

John Wesley Hall is a Fourth Amendment expert and blogger for whom I normally have tremendous respect. I don’t know his politics, but he’s obviously not a conservative. Otherwise he would know that conservatives in the grassroots and even some in Congress such as Senators Mike Lee and Ted Cruz have been outspoken in protecting Fourth Amendment rights. 

CHQ Readers Strongly Oppose Patriot Act – Want 4th Amendment Enforced On Government

The Patriot Act is the frontline in the war between citizens and their rights under the Fourth Amendment to be free from government intrusion into their private affairs and government’s insatiable appetite for information merged with the growth of the technology to acquire that information. We urge you to contact your Senators and urge them to join Senator Rand Paul in supporting the Fourth Amendment Preservation and Protection Act as an alternative to the reauthorization of the Patriot Act. The Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044, call your Senator today.

Paul And Mulvaney: Government Must Err On The Side Of Privacy

We agree with Senator Rand Paul and Representative Mick Mulvaney and urge readers to contact their Representative and Senators (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to urge them to back efforts to enact strict, specific language in law that explicitly prevents the government from overreaching in matters of electronic surveillance in the guise of protecting national security -- such as Senator Paul's “Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013."