Tag Archives: Jim Sensenbrenner

Fighting for privacy: My time at the anti-NSA rally

Last week, ALA Press Officer Jazzy Wright marched in the Stop Watching Us privacy rally, which many say was the largest protest to date against NSA monitoring. Author Margaret Mead once said “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world.” That was the feeling I carried with me on October 26, 2013, when I ... Read More »

Representatives Goodlatte and Sensenbrenner to offer reform proposals to the USA PATRIOT Act

The House Judiciary Committee (HJC) held a closed hearing on the morning of September 18th to hear from senior intelligence officials. Reports about the hearing indicate that current HJC Chairperson, Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is “convinced that further protections are necessary;” he announced intentions to propose legislation that would bring “more protections.” Apparently, at the same hearing, the author of the ... Read More »