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FreedomWorks To Senator Graham: Lead By Example And Give Us Your Email Password

FreedomWorks To Senator Graham: Lead By Example And Give Us Your Email Password

Senator Lindsey Graham has been out in front of the NSA scandal, defending the agency’s spying on American emails with the old “if you’re not doing anything wrong you have nothing to worry about” defense. “I don’t think you’re talking to the terrorists. I know you’re not. I know I’m not,” Senator Graham told a

Supreme Court Gives OK To Government DNA Databases

According to the Supreme Court, it’s not an unreasonable search for law enforcement to swab an arrested suspect for DNA and then keep a database of that DNA information for identification purposes. Justice Kennedy writes in the majority opinion that DNA swabs are just an updated form of wanted posters and fingerprinting: A DNA profile

In Most Of North Dakota Federal Agents Can Search Your Phone Without A Warrant

A new report from the Department of Homeland Security is asserting the right of immigration and border patrol officials to execute “suspicionless and warrantless” searches of electronic devices (cell phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) within their jurisdiction, which extends 100 miles into the United States from our international borders and coast lines. A glance at this

Is Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients An Unconstitutional Violation Of Privacy?

During today’s hearing over HB1385 to require drug testing for welfare recipients, the state’s welfare bureaucrats claimed that requiring such testing might be an unconstitutional violation of the 4th amendment: States enacting such legislation have been “susceptible to constitutional challenges,” said Carol Cartledge, public assistance director for the state Department of Human Services. “Drug testing

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