LP with coalition presses for real NSA reform

The Hill, Washington D.C.’s newspaper of record that focuses exclusively on politics, cited the Libertarian Party as one of the organizations in a pro–Fourth Amendment coalition that is lobbying to end government mass surveillance:

Dozens of civil liberties groups are calling on Congress not to stop short in reforming the National Security Agency.

The Bill of Rights Defense Committee led other organizations in a letter on Tuesday warning Congress against stopping with the USA Freedom Act, a bill currently in the Senate that would end the NSA’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records.

Lawmakers should pass that bill ‘and then immediately turn your attention to more meaningful and comprehensive reform of the [NSA’s] overreaching and unconstitutional surveillance practices,’ the groups wrote.

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