USA Freedom Act strengthens the Fourth Amendment?

Today the USA Freedom Act passed and the press released stated, “Lee Applauds Implementation of the USA Freedom Act” “Today both the safety and Constitutional rights of American citizens are more secure thanks to the USA Freedom Act,” Lee said. “Not only did the USA Freedom Act strengthen the Fourth Amendment rights of all Americans by ending the bulk collection of personal data, but it also better ensured national security by closing a loophole that prevented the government from tracking foreign terrorists once they entered the United States.” Really? It strengthened the Fourth Amendment? The…

Sen Mike Lee Reacts to Failed Procedural Vote on USA Freedom Act [UPH Wire]

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Saturday, May 23, 2015 *Lee Reacts to Failed Procedural Vote on USA Freedom Act* WASHINGTON–Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement after the United States Senate voted against a motion to begin debate on the USA Freedom Act. “It is unfortunate that some of my colleagues chose to continue to put our nation’s national security at risk by failing to choose the only option available to keep our nation’s most essential domestic counterterrorism programs up and running,” Lee said. “That said, I stand committed to staying…