Reducing Secrecy

"Rethinking" the Bill of Rights? In Secret?

Recent revelations regarding the government's domestic spying are raising significant questions about the scope and breadth of the programs. Amid all of the questions, however, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: the government has been making significant decisions -- in secret -- about what is appropriate under our laws and Constitution.

Groups Take on Domestic Spying

In a statement regarding the leak of an order signed by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) compelling Verizon to turn over a mass collection of telephone call logs to the National Security Agency, we noted that the news likely was a shock for many Americans.

Time for Answers on Domestic Spying Program

The recent news that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) ordered Verizon to turn over to the National Security Agency the mass collection of telephone call logs generated by millions of Verizon customers likely comes as a shock for many Americans. While officials within all three branches of our government signed off on or were briefed on the program, the public has been left completely in the dark about the scope and the extent of the government’s domestic spying.