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Thread: NRA joins lawsuit against NSA snooping power that could create national gun registry

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    NRA joins lawsuit against NSA snooping power that could create national gun registry

    In a court filing Wednesday with the federal district court in New York, the gun rights group argues that the NSA’s mass collection of records about every Americans’ phone calls and emails would allow the federal government to create a national gun registry.

    But in its argument about gun rights specifically, the brief criticizes the federal government’s broad interpretation of Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act.

    Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., Wisconsin Republican and former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, argues in the brief — filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation — that Congress did not write the business records provision to permit the NSA to collect the records of every telephone call made to, from and within the U.S.

    The brief in ACLU v. Clapper-
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    Tyrants have no friends I guess. A right is a right is a right, doesn't matter what it is.

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    Maybe they want the mailing list from the government......
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