By DownsizeDC.org Could the sun really be setting on the Patriot Act? #Section215 #PatriotAct
On Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul, with help from Senator Ron Wyden, spent 11 hours on the Senate floor demanding amendments to the USA Freedom Act to better protect our privacy from NSA spying.
This “filibuster” also created an opportunity to let some provisions of the Patriot Act die…
Section 215, which the NSA used to justify their bulk spying, expires on May 31, midnight.
The Senate and House are in recess all of next week.
The two chambers might not be able to agree on either USA Freedom amendments or …read more