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RESTORE THE FOURTH' -- MASS PROTESTS
ON JULY 4TH FOR THE FOURTH AMENDMENT
"The 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 describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."
Protesters in over 100 cities across America will gather to demand that the government of the United States adhere to its constitutionally dictated limits and respect the Fourth Amendment.
BEN DOERNBERG, NYC 'Restore the Fourth' Coordinator
JOHN CUSACK, Actor and Freedom of the Press Foundation Board Member
HARVEY ANDERSON, Senior Vice President Business and Legal Affairs, Mozilla
CRAIG AARON, President & CEO, Free Press
RAINEY REITMAN, Activism Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
KIM LEHMKUHL, Senior Campaign Manager, ColorofChange.org
ANNA WILMESHER, Restore the Fourth
1. Enact reform this Congress to Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act, the state secrets privilege, and the FISA Amendments Act to make clear that blanket surveillance of the Internet activity and phone records of any person residing in the U.S. is prohibited by law and that violations can be reviewed in adversarial proceedings before a public court;
2. Create a special committee to investigate, report, and reveal to the public the extent of
this domestic spying. This committee should create specific recommendations for legal
and regulatory reform to end unconstitutional surveillance;
3. Hold accountable those public officials who are found to be responsible for this
Anchor: Robert Knight
Engineer: Michael G. Haskins, Reggie Johnson