Thursday, August 17, 2006

Judge rules NSA wiretaps illegal

DOJ appeals after Judge rules NSA wiretaps illegal

Published: Thursday August 17, 2006

The US Department of Justice is appealing a ruling today by a A US district court today that the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretap program is unconstitutional, RAW STORY has learned.

In an injunction ordered an immediate halt to the program, US District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor tore into warrantless surveillance, which she found "violates the Separation of Powers doctrine, the Administrative Procedures Act, the First and Fourth Amendments to the United States Constitution, the FISA and Title III."

Read all at link above.

Federal court finds warrantless eavesdropping unconstitutional, enjoins the program

None of this need be happening if our leaders followed the laws, the Constitution, or had never been elected to uphold and protect our Constitution and then decided they did not have to do so.

Bless us all. me in the EE

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