Movement to oust NSA taking hold in two States

Submitted by ‘TAL’

From USNews By  January 7, 2014

California Legislators Introduce Bill To Banish NSA

A bipartisan team of California state senators introduced legislation Monday that would prohibit the state and its localities from providing “material support” to the National Security Agency.

If the bill becomes law, it would deny NSA facilities access to water and electricity from public utilities, impose sanctions on companies trying to fill the resulting void and outlaw NSA research partnerships with state universities. . . . Read Complete Report


From USNews By  December 9, 2013

New Legislation Would Ban NSA From Arizona

State senator says ‘the NSA isn’t welcome in Arizona unless it follows the Constitution’

Arizona state Sen. Kelli Ward announced legislation Monday that would ban the National Security Agency from operating in her state.

“I believe the number one priority for national security is defending and protecting the Constitution,” the Republican who represents the Lake Havasu City area of northwest Arizona said in a statement. “Without that, the rest becomes irrelevant. There is no question that the NSA program, as it is now being run, violates the Fourth Amendment. This is a way to stop it.” . . . Read Complete Report


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