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on March 24, 2015 in World News

Bipartisan bill would repeal Patriot Act, cut down American surveillance

Bipartisan bill would repeal Patriot Act, cut down American surveillance The bipartisan Surveillance State Repeal Act, if passed, would repeal dragnet surveillance of Americans’ personal communications, overhaul the federal domestic surveillance program, and provide protections for whistleblowers. House lawmakers Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) are co-sponsoring bill H.R.1466, which was introduced on Tuesday and would repeal the 2001 Patriot Act, limit powers of the FISA Amendments Act, and prohibit retaliation against federal national security whistleblowers, according to The Hill. “The Patriot Act contains many provisions that violate the Fourth Amendment and have led to a dramatic expansion of… View Article

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