We did it: Patriot Act Section 215 expired!

— don't let them bring it back —


Thanks to a public outcry Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act has expired — and it's the first post-9/11 legislative victory to restrain the surveillance state. But the NSA's friends in Congress could bring it back, as early as Tuesday. Now we have to stop them, or force strong privacy-protecting amendments. Take action now!

Here's the letter we'll send to Congress:

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Thanks to public outcry Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act has expired — and it's the first post-9/11 legislative victory to restrain the surveillance state. But the NSA's friends in Congress could bring it back, as early as Tuesday. THOSE JERKS. Do everything you can to stop them!

Congress is trying extend it: Help us fight back!

The single most important
thing you can do.

Our senators and reps are in their home states this week. The most high-impact thing any of us can do is to show up at their offices and deliver this letter. We only have a few days until Sunday. Will you go and deliver this letter to them? While you're there, take a photo and tweet it to #SunsetthePatriotAct or email: team@fightforthefuture.org.

This is the letter. Here are their offices:

See how they voted:



Last week, we protested around the country, and won precious time

Protests happened at sunset at Senate offices around the country. Senate leader Mitch McConnell forced the Senate into an unusual late night session, but **failed** to renew the PATRIOT Act. Now, the deadline approaches fast.
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If Congress maintains the bulk collection provisions of the PATRIOT Act, it's game over for our privacy. Whether you're browsing the Internet, sending a text message, or buying a book, the government could be watching. Don't let Congress undermine the Constitution. Help us share this action with as many people as possible!

Want to learn more? This article explains what's going on in Congress.

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