Posts Tagged ‘liberties’

John Whitehead: The Attack on Civil Liberties in the Age of COVID-19

You can always count on the government to take advantage of a crisis, legitimate or manufactured. This coronavirus pandemic is no exception. Not only are the federal and state governments unraveling the constitutional fabric of the nation with lockdown mandates that are sending the economy into a tailspin and wreaking havoc with our liberties, but […]

Coronavirus Could Infect Privacy And Civil Liberties Forever

Coronavirus has infected more than just individuals and their bodies. It’s also infected society, which is adapting drastically in order to reduce the number of lives the COVID-19 pandemic claims. Not only are governments adopting new economic and public health measures to fight the coronavirus and its impact, but they’re harnessing big data […]

Two Hundred and Thirty Years of Rights and Liberties Shredded: Why I Oppose The Lockdown

Op-Ed by Brandon Turbeville Although it was nearly twenty years ago, I can remember 9/11 like it was yesterday. I remember the shock of hearing about the planes crashing into towers, at first believing it was a tragic accident and quickly learning it to be otherwise. I remember being told that 19 hijackers, part of […]

Further Erosion of American Civil Liberties. Why Renew the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

As a mid March deadline approaches, the mad scramble is on for Congress to  rubber stamp  a ‘clean’ renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISC)  without amendment.  At every opportunity since 2001, Congress has used the re-authorization process to expand both the Patriot Act and the FISA Court’s authority in a further erosion of American […]

American Civil Liberties Union has abandoned civil liberties for crowd-pleasing gestures, former director warns

Most Americans, if they’ve heard of the ACLU, know of the infamous 1977 case in which the organization, then dominated by New York Jews, defended the right of a fringe group of less than two dozen neo-Nazis to march in full swastika-speckled regalia through an area of Skokie, Illinois, heavily populated by Holocaust survivors. Laws […]

California’s New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law So Extreme ACLU Deems “Significant Threat To Civil Liberties” — Don’t Speak News

From Zero Hedge… California adopted 15 firearms-related bills last Friday, including a controversial ‘red flag’ gun confiscation law which adds co-workers, employers and educators to the list of who can file a gun violence restraining order on those they say are a danger to themselves and others. Currently, only law enforcement and immediate family members […] […]

I spy with my little eye: Threats to civil liberties in Johnson’s Queen’s speech

As Harold Wilson famously remarked, a week is a long time in politics. I wonder how many of those who trooped out in the pouring rain to vote for Boris Johnson only seven days ago might have been experiencing some buyer’s remorse on listening to the Queen’s Speech, which outlined the re-elected government’s new legislative […]

I spy with my little eye: Threats to civil liberties in Johnson’s Queen’s speech

As Harold Wilson famously remarked, a week is a long time in politics. I wonder how many of those who trooped out in the pouring rain to vote for Boris Johnson only seven days ago might have been experiencing some buyer’s remorse on listening to the Queen’s Speech, which outlined the re-elected government’s new legislative […]

Full Measure Reports on New Book “When They Come For You: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties – and How to Take Them Back”

By B.N. Frank Our imaginations are not running wild.  According to this new book, the American government has been taking more liberties at squashing liberties and everyone is at risk. Author, journalist, and self-proclaimed “lefty” David Kirby provides details and advice in this recent Full Measure segment. Sharyl: Do you notice any division? Is one […]

The USA PATRIOT Act: The Story of an Impulsive Bill that Eviscerated America’s Civil Liberties

By Sam Jacobs The USA PATRIOT Act provides a textbook example of how the United States federal government expands its power. An emergency happens, legitimate or otherwise. The media, playing its dutiful role as goad for greater government oversight, demands “something must be done.” Government power is massively expanded, with little regard for whether or […]

Adams warns: Authoritarians are racing to take away your liberties before the coming debt collapse

About the author: Mike Adams (aka the “Health Ranger“) is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on Amazon.com called “Food Forensics“), an environmental scientist, a patent holder for a cesium radioactive isotope elimination invention, a multiple award winner for outstanding journalism, a science news publisher and influential commentator on topics ranging from […]

Is the U.S. Government the Enemy of the People? America’s Lost Liberties, Post-9/11

John W. Whitehead, Rutherford Waking Times “These are the times that try men’s souls.” ― Thomas Paine, The American Crisis Take heed, America. Our losses are mounting with every passing day. What began with the post-9/11 passage of the USA Patriot Act  has snowballed into the eradication of every vital safeguard against government overreach, corruption and abuse. The […]

Civil Liberties Groups Cry Foul Over Trump’s ‘Enemy Combatant’ Designations

President Donald Trump’s assertion last week that he wanted to send the New York City terror suspect to Guantanamo Bay to be held as an enemy combatant has civil liberties groups worried about the administration’s continued faith in the controversial detainment practice. When asked Oct. 30 about the deaths of eight pedestrians by a man […]

Civil Liberties Org Challenges Police Use of License Plate Readers as Mass Surveillance Tool

By Activist Post The Rutherford Institute has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to prohibit police from using license plate readers as mass surveillance tools to track citizens whether or not they are suspected of a crime. In filing an amicus brief in Neal v. Fairfax County Police Department, Rutherford Institute attorneys argue that […]

What percentage of Americans really know their civil liberties?

What percentage of Americans really know their civil liberties? By Dark Politricks Israel are busy pushing through their owned US congress to pass an anti BDS bill which will fine anyone from not buying Israeli goods and products, many coming from Palestinian confiscated land where they are illegally building more housing against UN law. President […]

Ron Paul: Online Gaming Ban threatens all of our liberties

Ron Paul: Online Gaming Ban threatens all of our liberties By ns_adminhttp://www.campaignforliberty.org/ron-paul-online-gaming-ban-threatens-libertiesCampaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned an article for Town Hall explaining why legislation banning Internet gambling not only violates the Constitution but threatens all of our liberties. You can read Dr. Paul’s op-ed here and below. And remember to call your […]

France Announces Martial Law Amid Total Crackdown On Civil Liberties

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced martial law in France, following the false flag terror attack in Manchester, UK, on Monday.  This will be the sixth extension to France’s state of emergency since the Paris attacks in November 2015, which has seen civil liberties in France almost entirely abolished in the name of security. This […]

How WiFi Will Be Used to Erase Civil Liberties

If there is ever a perfect example of dual-use technology, it is WiFi connectivity. I’ve already covered the mounting evidence that our ubiquitous gadgets and wireless connections are doing irreparable physical harm, especially to the young and to pregnant women, but the concern about surveillance is running a parallel track. Recent announcements in the UK […]

Oregon Drops Appeal, Will Pay $517,000 To Motorcyclist Kicked By Cop (Update)

The State of Oregon has dropped a pair of appeals in a case in which a state police lieutenant was filmed crashing into and kicking a motorcyclist. An eight-member jury ruled in U.S. District Court in January that Lt. Rob Edwards had violated Justin Wilkens’ civil rights in an Aug. 3, 2012 incident that left […]

Cologne carnival outcome: Sexual offence complaints quadruple from 2015

There have been 66 complaints of sexual harassment and aggression filed to police so far, a sharp surge from last year’s 18 cases registered, police report. Following the mass New Year’s Eve sexual assault of women in Cologne, authorities took all possible precautions and heightened security in the mass celebrations areas, which really help to […]

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