A recently exposed government surveillance program has come under fire, for allowing the Transportation Security Administration to track citizens not suspected of any crimes. CBS 2`s Mike Puccinelli reports.
Newly released documents confirm what critics have long suspected—that the National Security Agency, a component of the Defense Department, is engaged in unconstitutional surveillance of Americans` communications, including their telephone calls and emails.
Congress today missed a historic opportunity to reform an unconstitutional surveillance law, instead passing a version that makes it worse. Both Democrats and Republicans deserve sharp criticism for continuing to allow the NSA to engage in mass, warrantless spying.(You can see how your member of Congress voted here and here, so they can be held accountable.)
A new bill introduced today in the Senate provides necessary protections from NSA surveillance programs. The USA Rights Act, introduced by Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and eleven other Senators would provide meaningful reforms to one of the government’s most powerful surveillance...