The NSA warrantless surveillance program nominally geared at spying on foreigners has also spied on innocent Americans without a warrant, including a Republican Party operative, a civil rights activist and several university professors. The revelations by investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald raise the possibility that NSA warrantless surveillance has been used for political — rather than security — purposes.
The Washington Post reported July 5 that 400,000 or more innocent Americans have their e-mail and text messages read by the NSA every year without the constitutionally-required warrant and probable cause. Those Americans were caught up in a nexus of surveillance where the NSA collects data on people who have some innocent connection with a foreign target of surveillance.
A Wisconsin company is being sued by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over the company's requirement that its employees speak English on the job.
At a disarmament meeting, the United Nations assured Americans that the Arms Trade Treaty would have no effect on the Second Amendment. But the treaty language belies the UN's assurance.
The new Georgia gun rights law is having a happy consequence: As Second Amendment rights are being expanded, so are those guaranteed by the First.