Fourth Amendment


Can the Government Keep Us Safe?

By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Mises Institute October 10, 2017   Can the Government Keep Us Safe?   Here we go again. The United States has been rattled to the core by an unspeakable act of evil perpetrated by a hater of humanity. A quiet, wealthy loner rented a hotel suite in Las Vegas, armed it […]

Can the Government Keep Us Safe?

The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute March 13, 2017   The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom   My friends, we’re being played for fools. On paper, we may be technically free. In reality, however, we are only as free as a government official may allow. We only think we live in a […]

This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

By Olivia Donaldson Foundation for Economic Education February 15, 2017   The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written     Imagine you are in the middle of your typical day-to-day activities. Maybe you are driving, spending time with family, or working. If you are like most people, your phone is at your […]


Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?

By Chris Morran Consumerist January 24, 2017   Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?     If the police serve a search warrant on your home, you know, but if law enforcement searches your cloud-stored files, you’ll probably have no idea — and companies like Microsoft are currently […]

Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?

‘We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 30, 2016     “Our carceral state banishes American citizens to a gray wasteland far beyond the promises and protections the government grants its other citizens… When the doors finally close and one finds oneself facing banishment to the carceral state—the years, the walls, the rules, the […]

‘We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

The Raping of America: Mile Markers on the Road to Fascism

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute August 24, 2015   The Raping of America: Mile Markers on the Road to Fascism   “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”—Martin Luther King Jr. There’s an ill will blowing across the country. The economy is tanking. The people […]


The Spy in Your Pocket

By Nicole Kardell and Joseph S. Diedrich Foundation for Economic Education July 21, 2015   The Spy in Your Pocket How a Federal Court Skirted the Fourth Amendment and Dealt a Blow to Privacy     Does the government need a search warrant to know where you’ve been? Not if your cell phone provider knows. […]


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USA FREEDOM Act: Just Another Word for Lost Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 4, 2015     USA FREEDOM Act: Just Another Word for Lost Liberty   Apologists for the National Security Agency (NSA) point to the arrest of David Coleman Headley as an example of how warrantless mass surveillance is necessary to catch terrorists. Headley played a major role in […]


The State Is Spying On You Right Now. Where’s The Outrage?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 29, 2015 Guest Column by Judge Andrew Napolitano   Judge Andrew Napolitano is one of the brave voices of our time. He asks us a Question:   The State Is Spying On You Right Now. Where’s The Outrage?   Here is a short pop quiz: When […]

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Forced Blood Draws, DNA Collection and Biometric Scans: What Country Is This?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 24, 2015   Forced Blood Draws, DNA Collection and Biometric Scans: What Country Is This?     “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the […]


To Stop Tracking of Car Movements, States Can End License Plate Requirement

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 30, 2015   To Stop Tracking of Car Movements, States Can End License Plate Requirement     Despite Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-VT) of the Senate Judiciary Committee expressing concern about the US government using a license plate tracking system to monitor vehicle […]