judge-less warrants

Can You "Compromise" On The Constitution?

We don't think you can "compromise" on the Constitution. This would seem to be the time for constitutionalists in Congress to strike and to rein-in the abuses of the Fourth Amendment that have gradually built-up like barnacles on our right to be secure in our persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures. Unfortunately, with the USA Freedom Act, Congress is headed in the wrong direction.

Judge-less Administrative Warrants: The Prototype of a Police State

Mark Fitzgibbons, Special to CNSNews

Lawless and lawbreaking uses of warrants called “administrative subpoenas” by government officials aren’t always as flagrantly devious as a recent Drug Enforcement Agency case involving the digital currency Bitcoin. The question not being asked in the reporting of this case is why does a policing agency such as the DEA have the authority in the first place to issue warrants without showing probable cause before a judge, as required under the Fourth Amendment?