Category Archives: Civil Liberties

Montana Bill to Help Block Federal Militarization of Police Signed into Law

Tenth Amendment Center | April 23, 2015

A bill that would heavily diminish the effect of federal programs that militarize local police was signed into law today.

National Guard Riot Drill Features ‘Angry Right Wingers’ as Role Players

Infowars | April 14, 2015

By Paul Joseph Watson

A National Guard drill based around dealing with civil unrest after a dirty bomb attack in California featured role players acting as angry Americans yelling ‘right-wing’ rhetoric.

Defense Department: The Bible, Constitution And Declaration Of Independence All Perpetuate Sexism

Daily Caller | April 13, 2015

By Ashley Rae Goldenberg

According to a Defense Department approved “sexism course,” the Bible, the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence all contribute to modern sexism.

Are They Arming for Riots Across America? Homeland Stockpiling “Less Lethal Specialty Munitions”

SHTFPlan | April 4, 2015

By Mac Salvo

One of the biggest stories for years in the alternative media was the mysterious and foreboding purchase by Homeland Security of more than 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition.

Thanks to coverage on prominent sites like DrudgeReport, the story reached into mainstream media, prompting official spin and downplaying of the purchase.

Now, a new Homeland Security purchase order listed on FedBizOpps  also raises an eyebrow or two, given the heated and divided political and social climate at hand. Just look at what happened in Ferguson…

Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments at US Customs

Motherboard | March 18, 2015

“The public should take notice,” Sethi, of the ACLU, told Motherboard. “These programs may be coming to a theater near you.”

The ​facial recognition pilot program launched last week by US Customs and Border Protection, which civil liberties advocates say could lead to new potentially privacy-invading programs, is just the first of three biometric experiments that the feds are getting ready to launch.

A Police Gadget Tracks Phones? Shhh! It’s Secret

New York Times | March 15, 2015

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A powerful new surveillance tool being adopted by police departments across the country comes with an unusual requirement: To buy it, law enforcement officials must sign a nondisclosure agreement preventing them from saying almost anything about the technology.

Feds Hold Hearing On Whether They Should ‘Regulate’ Sites Like Drudge, Infowars And The Economic Collapse Blog

Economic Collapse | February 12, 2015

By Michael Snyder

The control freaks that run our government always seem to want to “regulate” things that they do not like.  And so it should be no surprise that there is a renewed push to regulate independent news websites.