Defense Department documents obtained by Judicial Watch through a Freedom of Information Act request purporting to train U.S. soldiers and sailors label the Founding Fathers of the United States as “extremists” and claim that “participation in extremism is inconsistent with the duties of military service.”
A FISA court ruling from 2011 reveals that the NSA routinely behaves unconstitutionally and lies about it to the courts, Congress, and the public.
In a brief filed in the case of U.S. v. Wurie, the Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to approve the warrantless search of cellphone data.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been fighting the federal government in court to release to the public an 86-page opinion of the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), issued in 2011. According to that opinion, the surveillance conducted by the National Security Administration is unconstitutional under the FISA Amendments Act.
On August 21, the government was ordered by the court to release the opinion, one year after the EFF announced that it would be filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Justice Department in pursuit of “any written opinions or orders from the FISC discussing illegal government surveillance, as well as any briefings to Congress about those violations.”
In a new book, Liberty Amendments, radio host Mark Levin is calling for a new constitutional convention to fix the evils of the federal government. Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity have joined him in this effort.