Leahy Introduces Historic Bill To Ban NSA’s Dragnet Collection Of Americans’ Electronic Communications
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would restore Americans’ privacy rights by ending the government’s dragnet collection of phone records and requiring greater oversight, transparency, and accountability with respect to domestic surveillance authorities.
Senator Leahy, like all Vermonters, understands that the internet is a platform for free expression and innovation, and it should be a platform where the best ideas and services can reach consumers based on their merit and content, not on a financial relationship with a service provider.To learn more, click here. »
Senator Patrick Leahy has long been the leading U.S. official pressing for a worldwide ban on the use of these weapons.
Senator Leahy supports health insurance reform that will help all Americans access affordable health insurance that provides quality care. You will find information on the latest bills before Congress and answers to frequently asked questions.Read More »