Tag Archive: Fourth Amendment

Jul 12

Safeguarding free speech in the Digital Age

Representative Spencer Bachus stands out among conservatives. Representing Alabama’s 6th district, he’s built his political reputation as a supporter of fiscal responsibility, limited government and constitutional rights — with special attention to the First and Fourth Amendments. It shouldn’t have come as a surprise to hear this southern Republican speak in favor of net neutrality, …

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Apr 17

New Law: Anyone can be strip searched anytime, anywhere

Having previously expanded the police power to jail suspects on minor charges, the Supreme Court on Monday further eroded Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights when going behind bars. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that jails can strip search all detainees, even those charged with minor crimes. Such invasive, demeaning searches often are associated with …

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