Year-end surprise: Congress approves FISA 5 more years, rejects privacy

Year-end surprise: Congress approves FISA 5 more years, rejects privacy

Coming soon to an executive pen near you, just in time for you to miss it over the holidays.

“But make no mistake: this vote was nothing less than abdication by Congress of its role as watchdog over Executive power, and a failure of its independent obligation to protect the Bill of Rights. The FISA Amendments Act and the ongoing warrantless spying on Americans has been, and will continue to be, a blight on our nation and our Constitution.”

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