"America does not have a functioning democracy at this point in time," former President Jimmy Carter said this week, according to a report in the German newspaper Der Spiegel.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second District struck down an injunction against indefinite detention of U.S. citizens by the president under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 in a July 17 ruling that is a blow to civil liberties protected by the U.S. Constitution.
Although the chief architects of the surveillance state insist that unconstitutional monitoring promotes safety, the evidence proves otherwise.
Despite its participation for years in the NSA's PRISM program, Microsoft claims to hold the Constitution "first and foremost."
The NSA's unconstitutional warrantless wiretapping program PRISM has succeeded in uniting much of the political spectrum in a new California-based lawsuit designed to protect civil liberties from the National Security Agency.
On Monday, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court began hearing arguments over the state law requiring a photo ID before voters may cast their ballots — a law that some claim is controversial, despite the seemingly common-sense approach to the voting process.
The Washington Post published a story on how the NSA's mission was to spy on every American, to “collect it all,” and then ran an op-ed the next day defending the surveillance state.
If the Justice Department prosecutes George Zimmerman for violating a federal hate crime law, Zimmerman's right against double jeopardy will be violated.
A report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation reveals that Customs and Border Protection is loaning its drones to state and local law enforcement agencies for surveillance.
A New York Times article attempts to portray a band of the libertarian spectrum as soft on slavery and confused about the Civil War.