King George, Barack Obama, The AP & the 4th Amendment

On May 16, 2013 President Obama responded to the emerging scandal involving the Department of Justice’s warrantless spying on AP journalists by stating that a “balance” needs to be maintained between national security and freedom of the press (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/16/obama-ap-scandal_n_3287165.html).     Obama’s stance on the DOJ warrantless spying is in clear violation of the 4th […]

Seattle Scraps Drones Program

In response to a major outcry from Seattle residents, last week Mayor Mike McGinn ordered the police department to scrap its use of drones for surveillance. According to the Associated Press, the two small drones the city obtained through a federal grant will be returned to the vendor. Lawmakers in at least 11 states are […]