Launch of the Fourth Amendment Caucus [protecting the privacy rights guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment]

Published to TLB via Fourth Advisory

The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides, “[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly …

Launch of the Fourth Amendment Caucus and Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee

Published on Jul 13, 2016

The bipartisan Fourth Amendment Caucus, organized by Reps. Ted Poe, Zoe Lofgren, and 23 other Members of Congress, will focus on protecting the privacy rights guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment.
[In the video below] After opening remarks by founding Representatives, the newly formed Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee discusses major Fourth Amendment issues confronting Congress.

Speaking founding members include: Representatives Amash, Gabbard, Lieu and Lofgren.

Credit: Fourth Advisory

Panelists include:
* Alvaro Bedoya, Executive Director of the Center of Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law
* Mike Godwin, the R Street Institute
* Neema Singh Guliani, Legislative Counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union Washington Legislative Office
* Sean Vitka, moderator, Director of the Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee and policy counsel at Demand Progress


TLB sees other 4th Amendment Stories of concern:

Supreme Court Deals Another Body Blow to the Fourth Amendment

The New American10 hours ago
The Supreme Court has landed another solid body blow to the rights (formerly) protected by the Fourth Amendment. In its decision in the case …
House of Burgess: High court eats poisonous fruit
Kokomo Tribune13 hours ago

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Jones: Supreme Court turns Fourth Amendment on its ear

Dubuque Telegraph HeraldJul 9, 2016
The Fourth Amendment provides individuals the right not to be subject to unreasonable searches and seizures and requires warrants to be …

Fourth Amendment Gutted

American Free PressJul 6, 2016
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) just dealt the death blow to the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. In a bizarre decision …
America’s Actual Biggest Lawbreaker
American ThinkerJul 6, 2016

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Ruling on blood, Breathalyzer splits the Fourth Amendment

LA Daily NewsJul 5, 2016
I fear that if the court continues down this road, the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement will become nothing more than a suggestion.”.

Sonia Sotomayor Stands Up for the Fourth Amendment

Reason (blog)Jul 1, 2016
White House / Flickr.comJustice Sonia Sotomayor is fast becoming the Supreme Court’s biggest defender of the Fourth Amendment.

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